Issue Date 9/18/20139/18/2013
Due Date 10/2/2013
Project Title 4768 Argo Hall Fire & Life Safety Upgrades
RFQ Text UC San Diego will be selecting an Executive Architect to perform building system investigation, programming, planning, design, bidding assistance, and construction phase services for the renovation of Argo Hall.  Argo Hall, completed in 1968, is a 74,836 gross square foot, six story concrete structure that is a combination student residence and office facility.  The first floor is dedicated to residential services, administration, and support uses.  The other floors include student residential suites and common areas.  The primary objective of this project is to provide code compliant fire and life safety systems, new interior finishes, a complete evaluation and assessment of existing building support systems, a scope definition regarding the priority of repairs and evaluation of ADA accessibility compliance.  The project scope will also include the renovation of the exterior facade concrete vertical fins. Time is of the essence as the renovation work is contemplated to be completed during the summer of 2014.  The estimated construction budget for this project is $8,500,000 at CCCI 5801.

The professional design services will include the following:
1. Project Programming: Building System Investigation and Assessment, Detailed Project Program and Cost Estimate
2. Schematic Design, Cost Estimate, Design Development, Construction Documents, LEED Documentation and submittal to USGBC, Bid and Award Assistance, Construction Administration and Project Closeout.
Please see below to access the following documents:  Request for Qualification package, University Form Attachments A & B, and a sample Standard Form 330 for your use if you choose to submit a proposal. 
Proposals are due no later than 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 2, 2013.

Final selection and appointment is contingent upon project approval.

UC San Diego encourages the participation of Small, Disadvantaged, Minority-owned, Women-owned and Service/Disabled Veteran-owned Business Enterprises (S/D/M/W/DVBE’s) and is committed to promote a diverse pool of firms for our building programs.

Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University within the limits imposed by law or University policy.  Each candidate firm may be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy.

Phase CompleteComplete
Selection Process E/A SelectionE/A Selection
Download 4768ExecutiveArchitectRFQ.pdf
Vasquez Marshall Architects13220 Evening Creek Drive #117, San Diego, CA 92128
Architects Mosher Drew4206 West Point Loma Blvd.,  Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92110
OBR Architecture3817 Ray Street, San Diego, CA 92104
Steinberg Architects253 West 6th Street, Suite 245, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Vasquez Marshall Architects13220 Evening Creek Drive #117, San Diego, CA 92128