Services - 24863-2019

17/01/2019    S12    Services - Design contest - Open procedure 

Ireland-Dublin: Architectural design services

2019/S 012-024863

Design contest notice

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade/An Roinn Gnóthaí Eachtracha agus Trádála
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: 80 St Stephen's Green
Town: Dublin 2
Postal code: Dublin
Country: Ireland

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contest is organised by a central purchasing body
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland
Postal address: Please refer to the Architectural Competition Regulations
Town: Dublin 2
Country: Ireland
Contact person: The Registrar

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trades role is to serve the Irish public, both at home and abroad

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Architectural Design Competition, Ireland House, Tokyo, Japan

Reference number: Design Competition
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71220000 Architectural design services
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
71200000 Architectural and related services
71210000 Advisory architectural services
71221000 Architectural services for buildings
71222000 Architectural services for outdoor areas
71240000 Architectural, engineering and planning services
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
71242000 Project and design preparation, estimation of costs
71244000 Calculation of costs, monitoring of costs
71245000 Approval plans, working drawings and specifications
71246000 Determining and listing of quantities in construction
71247000 Supervision of building work
71248000 Supervision of project and documentation
71250000 Architectural, engineering and surveying services
71251000 Architectural and building-surveying services
71300000 Engineering services
71310000 Consultative engineering and construction services
71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services
71311100 Civil engineering support services
71312000 Structural engineering consultancy services
71315000 Building services
71315200 Building consultancy services
71315210 Building services consultancy services
71315300 Building surveying services
71318000 Advisory and consultative engineering services
71320000 Engineering design services
71321000 Engineering design services for mechanical and electrical installations for buildings
71322000 Engineering design services for the construction of civil engineering works
71324000 Quantity surveying services
71327000 Load-bearing structure design services
71330000 Miscellaneous engineering services
71333000 Mechanical engineering services
71334000 Mechanical and electrical engineering services
71356000 Technical services
71420000 Landscape architectural services
71500000 Construction-related services
71530000 Construction consultancy services
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Design Competition Registration Open: Friday 18.1.2018.

This competition is administered by The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland [RIAI] on behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The competition regulations and associated documents are available, following registration, from the R.I.A.I. only. All queries in respect of the competition should be addressed in writing via email to:

The Registrar

Ireland House, Tokyo Architectural Design Competition


The Irish Government has embarked on an expansion programme of overseas representation “Global Ireland 2025”, this includes the development of a new flagship Ireland House in Tokyo. Ireland House in Japan will comprise three distinctive yet intertwined entities: the Embassy; the Ambassador’s Residence and State Agencies (IDA Ireland, EI-Enterprise Ireland and An Bord Bia, TI-Tourism Ireland). Ireland House will have a floor area of approximately 3 000 m2. The project programme estimates that the construction will commence in 2021.

The competition is an open 2-stage design contest for an Architect-led design team and their architectural design for a new Ireland House, Tokyo.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.10)Criteria for the selection of participants:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Participation is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Indicate profession:

Please refer to the competition brief and appendices for complete information for this competition.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.2)Type of contest
IV.1.7)Names of participants already selected:
IV.1.9)Criteria for the evaluation of projects:

Please refer to the competition brief and appendices for complete information for this competition.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participate
Date: 17/04/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Date of dispatch of invitations to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up:
IV.3)Rewards and jury
IV.3.1)Information about prize(s)
A prize/prizes will be awarded: yes
Number and value of the prize(s) to be awarded:

Please refer to the competition brief and appendices for complete information for this competition.

IV.3.2)Details of payments to all participants:

Please refer to the competition brief and appendices for complete information for this competition.

IV.3.3)Follow-up contracts
Any service contract following the contest will be awarded to the winner or winners of the contest: yes
IV.3.4)Decision of the jury
The decision of the jury is binding on the contracting authority/entity: yes
IV.3.5)Names of the selected members of the jury:
Please refer to the Competition Brief and Appendices for complete information for this competition.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please refer to the competition brief and appendices for complete information for this competition.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The High Court
Postal address: Four Courts
Town: Dublin
Postal code: 7
Country: Ireland
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: