WE ARE PLEASED TO INFORM YOU THAT A “DESIGN COMPETITION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW OIC HEADQUARTERS” IS OPEN NOW.
DESIGN COMPETITION FOR
THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ORGANISATION OF THE ISLAMIC CONFERENCE (O.I.C.) HEADQUARTERS, IN JEDDAH, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA
OBJECT OF THE COMPETITION: The Design for the O.I.C. Headquarters in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
THE PROMOTER: The Organisation of the Islamic Conference, abbreviated as O.I.C. (www.oic-oci .org)
TYPE OF COMPETITION: An international architectural design competition will be organized in two phases, with prizes awarded by a panel of judges, referred to as the Jury.
PARTICIPANTS: Architects, architectural academics, senior students working with architectural mentors, multidisciplinary teams lead by architects.
ENTRY FEES: Each competitor shall remit a participation fee of $200US
DOCUMENTATION: The basic documentation for drawing up proposals shall be delivered to participants directly and will be available on the competition website in common computer formats and media.
SELECTION OF PROPOSALS: In Phase One the jury will select a set of proposals on the basis of their architectural ideas and other criteria. A small number will then be invited to participate in Phase Two, which will lead to the selection of the winner.
JURY: The jury shall be composed of seven members, one legal adviser and a coordinator of the competition.
CALENDAR: Public Announcement of the Competition (December 12, 2005); Deadline for Registration (January 20, 2006); End of Term for the Delivery of the Phase One (February 27, 2006); Jury Decision for the Phase One: Announcement of Results (March 8, 2006); End of Term for the Delivery of the Phase Two (April 19, 2006); Announcement of the Winner (April 25, 2006).
For more information please visit the competition web site.
With my best wishes,
Prof. Dr. Amir Pasic