'Media House' at mediapark.brussels: call for project designers30 January 2017
The Urban Development Corporation (SAU-MSI) has today launched a call for project designers for the construction of ‘Media House’, one of the first elements in the physical implementation of the mediapark.brussels project. 'Media House' will be a flagship building for mediapark.brussels, and its architectural quality must both attract other users and set the standard for future elements of this ambitious urban project.
The call has been launched within the framework of the ‘mediapark.brussels activation’ project implemented by the SAU-MSI in the context of the ERDF Operational Programme 2014-2020 of the Brussels-Capital Region.
Located on land belonging to the SAU-MSI, at the corner of Boulevard Reyers and Rue Colonel Bourg, the new building will include:
- the headquarters of the regional television channel BX1;
- an innovation platform dedicated to the media/audiovisual sector;
- offices for Screen.Brussels;
- premises for a training institute;
- and possibly the headquarters of another media operator.
These partners from the media sector will use the building together, including a number of common areas, in order to generate future synergies. The plans for Media House include offices, television studios, a reception, an auditorium, training rooms, a small canteen and technical rooms.
The budget for the execution of the work is 16,500,000 euros plus VAT.
The building will have a gross above-ground floor area of about 9,800m², plus several basements which will mainly be used for parking.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 11 am on 13 March 2017.
Fees are set at 11.8%. Expenses of 10,000 euros will be awarded to each invited team that submits a regular tender and scores 50% of the points in light of the award criteria.
The Chief Architect of the Brussels-Capital Region will supervise the project and sit on the advisory committee for the selection and award of the tender.
The contract notice is available here.