Competition of Design and Construction Supervision Services for Southern Branch of the National Central Library and National Repository Library, Taiwan

We sincerely invites all design teams, both local and abroad, to participate in this competition and create a new iconic landmark for Taiwan.

Category Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Three-Stage, Onymous
Genre Library
Country Tainan, Taiwan
Registration Deadline 20 August 2018 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 20 August 2018 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All

Description
For the innovation of service facilities, enhancement of quality service and reinforcement of national competitiveness, “Southern Branch of the National Central Library and National Repository Library” will locate at Xinying District, Tainan, and is anticipated to be the largest, most resource abundant national library in southern Taiwan. Further, a digital preservation center will be established in National Repository Library, thus National Repository Library will serve as the pioneer library in providing preservation service for valuable academic digital materials in Taiwan. “Southern Branch of the National Central Library and National Repository Library” aims to establish a national-standard library and a repository library, via international perspective and a fresh vision, in order to enhance the competitive ability of Taiwan in this era of knowledge economy.
Total floor area required for Southern Branch of the National Central Library and National Repository Library is approximately 51,000m2 and the total construction budget shall not exceed NT$2,499,000,000.

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
Design Contract

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Signing the contract on entrusted design and supervision services: 16 September 2018
Verification of basic design: 16 January 2019
Verification of detailed design: 17 June 2019
Completion of construction supervision external audit operation: 28 August 2019
Award of bid of the project: 31 October 2019
Completion, obtaining license, launch for use: December 3, 2021

Organizer
National Central Library

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