INVITATION For International Design Competition

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INVITATION For International Design Competition

Postby chung » Wed May 04, 2005 9:40 am




To meet the rocketing demand for exhibition and convention facilities, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has decided to place a brand new exhibition and convention center conforming to international standard in the well-known and developed urbanized area, Saigon South New City Center. This project will be invested by Saigon Tourist (the assigned main developer by city government), Phu My Hung Corporation (the land developer of Saigon South New City Center) and a professional exhibition company.

1. Project Description

The project will comprise the following facilities on 11.7 hectares of land:

a reception area of 2,000 sqm

4 modular exhibition halls of 11,000 ~ 12,000 sqm each

20,000~25,000 sqm outdoor exhibition space

convention center, hotel and office building

one 2,000-seat hall dividable to two 700-seat or more halls

one 4-star hotel comprising 600 rooms

one 5-star hotel comprising 400 rooms

a high rise office building (HCMC World Trade Center)

2. Examination

Each interested party must register by filling up the registration forms with proves which clarify its capability and sense. The selected applicants (not exceed 8) will enter the next stage.

3. Reward

The jury comprising of an internationally prestigious city planner, government officials and representatives from each investors will request the selected candidates to present a whole set of design works on this project. Each of the candidates will be compensated with USD10,000 and the final winner will be able to negotiate the design contract.

4. Deadline

All registrations must not be submitted and arrived at the organizer later than June 1, 2005. Interested parties who request for detail information and registration form please refer to the attachment or to the following websites:

Saigon Tourist: or

Phu My Hung Corporation:

5. Competition Schedule

Competition announcement: 3 May, 2005

Application collection deadline: 5 pm, 1 June, 2005

Qualified candidates announcement: 4 June, 2005

Mail out the complete project information package: 4 June, 2005

Briefing and site visit: 18 June, 2005

Question submission deadline: 23 June, 2005

Circulation of answers to competitors: 28 June, 2005

Design presentation and prizes announcement: 1 August, 2005
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