This one-stage, open anonymous competition calls for an architectural company and engineer team to design a new Visitor and Education Centre of approx. 700sqm in Rike Park, Tbilisi. It forms part of the Support Programme for Protected Areas (PA’s) in the Caucasus-Georgia (SPPA-Georgia), financed by the German Government through KfW Development Bank.

The centre will operate as both an exhibition and educational facility, promoting and informing visitors about the PA’s of Georgia. The competition seeks a unique design concept, reflecting the intentions of the SPPA-Georgia by incorporating sustainable design principles. An exhibition concept will be elaborated in parallel by an exhibition consultant appointed by the contracting authority.

The tender will be evaluated in two steps: A technical evaluation based on the Design with a weight of 70% and a total prize-sum of 9.500€ to be awarded to the first three places. A financial proposal for full services and part of the submission will be evaluated with a weight of 30%.

The overall winner shall be awarded a full service contract for all service necessary (including all engineering) to apply for building permission. A commission for the further aesthetic supervision of the works is intended.

The competition is open to local companies as well as International licensed/accredited Architecture and Engineering companies in cooperation with local ones and it will follow an anonymized competition procedure. The deadline for the competition submission is 21st January 2019, 15:00 CEST.

The result is expected to be announced on February 12th2019 and the services are to be completed (project ready for building permission) within the first half of 2019.

Interested parties shall register under the following link:

After registration, parties will be provided with a detailed project brief and documentation. The deadline for questions is December 17th 2019. A guided site visit is not foreseen. The site is open to the public and can be visited any time.

For further questions, please contact [email protected]