United Kingdom-Kensington: Architectural design services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.vam.ac.uk/
Section II: Object
V&A Fashion Gallery (40) Design
The V&A’s Fashion Gallery is one of the most impressive spaces in the museum and is home to one of the world’s leading collections of dress and textiles. This prestigious project offers a unique opportunity to re-imagine one of our most popular galleries, to provide within it an elegant and immersive space for the museum’s unique and fascinating collection, and to create a destination gallery. Global in reach, but provoking a very personal response, this redesigned gallery will be enjoyed for many years to come.
This appointment is for the Lead Designer responsible for the redesign of the Fashion Gallery, including temporary exhibition gallery and retail area. The V&A is inviting interested design practices to apply.
Inner London – West
This ambitious project will result in:
— The redesign of the gallery for the display of objects from the museum’s permanent collection,
— The redesign of the ground floor of the temporary exhibition space,
— An improved retail area.
The Design Team will be required to provide designs for:
— Restoration/decoration of heritage structure and interiors,
— Base-build and interior design for the gallery’s permanent display on the ground floor,
— Base-build and interior design for gallery’s temporary exhibition space on the ground floor level,
— 2D design for the permanent display,
— Fully integrated MEP design for entire site,
— Structural design for entire site,
— Lighting design for entire site,
— Access strategy for entire site,
— Environmental survey and strategy for entire site.
The V&A reserves the right to appoint members of the team (e.g. subconsultants) separately or request that a team member is replaced or removed.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
A minimum turnover of 450 000 GBP is recommended for this contract.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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GO Reference: GO-2019315-PRO-14406104