Issue Date 11/15/201311/15/2013
Due Date 12/6/2013
Project Title 4071 Biological & Physical Sciences Building
RFQ Text The University of California, San Diego, will be selecting an Executive Architect to perform programming, design, construction documents, bid, and construction phase services for a proposed Biological and Physical Sciences Building. The Division of Biological Sciences’ educational and research programs are consistently highly ranked in national and international surveys.   Most recently, the Division’s research programs were ranked ninth in the world according to the 2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities conducted by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Biology is also one of the most sought after undergraduate majors at UCSD, with over 4,000 students enrolled in 2013.

The building will have approximately 73,000 assignable square feet (ASF) and 120,000 overall gross square feet (OGSF).  The project is also anticipated to include significant site-related work including utilities relocation, integration into the surrounding campus, service access, pedestrian walkways and landscaping.  The overall budget for construction is estimated to be approximately $78,000,000 at CCCI 6421.  The project is anticipated to include state-funding and be subjected to the campus/university academic and administrative approval process.
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., Friday, December 6, 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 4071 Sciences Building RFQ.pdf
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ)307 Fourth Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222412.765.3890
CO Architects5055 Wilshire Blvd., 9th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90036323.525.0500
Ennead Architects LLP320 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10014212.807.7171
Skidmore Owings & Merrill1 Front Street, Suite 2400, San Francisco, CA 94111415.352.3805
CO Architects5055 Wilshire Blvd., 9th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90036323.525.0500