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Taichung Gateway Eco Park International CompetitionFebruary 25th, 2011

Calling all landscape design firms
From former airport to Gateway Park
In search of a master landscape design firm
To envision an eco-park that’ll inform Taichung’s new urban landscape!

Invitation
Taichung City Government has been actively pursing the planning work for TaichungGateway City in response to globalization trends, anticipated growth of Taiwan-China trade, Central Taiwan development objectives as well as Taichung’s own vision to become a livable international metropolis. The goal is to create a visionary, innovative and international urban environment while at the same time establishing close links between Central Taiwan and the rest of the world.

Taichung Gateway City covers an approximately 254-hectare area that includes the former Taichung (Shuinan) Airport and its vicinities. According to Taichung’s municipal urban plan, at the center of Taichung Gateway City will be an expansive green space—Taichung Gateway Park—that meanders from the north to the south of the entire development area with approximately 68-hectare. Areas surrounding the park will be divided into four districts according to their features: Eco Residential District, Gateway District, Cultural Business District, and Innovation R&D District. In addition, TaichungDome, Taichung Convention and Exhibition Center, and Taiwan Tower and Taichung City Cultural Center will all be integrated into Taichung Gateway Park. Therefore, the development of the park will become the most significant milestone for TaichungGateway City.

Besides offering extensive and winding green open space, Taichung Gateway Park will be developed as an eco-park. Utilizing renewable energies and an intelligent park management system, Taichung Gateway Park will play a pivotal role toward a successful the overall development of Taichung Gateway City. To this end, an international competition is being held to solicit visionary and innovative planning and landscaping proposals from the best design firms home and abroad.

The Taichung City Government cordially invites outstanding local and international landscape design firms to propose your vision and participate in this competition!

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
February 25th, 2011

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
February 25th, 2011

LINK:
http://www.TGPark.com.tw

AWARD/PRIZE

Opportunity to participate in a project with a total construction budget of about NT$2,720,000,000. (Approximately US$ 85,000,000) The service fee for this project is 10% of the total construction cost.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Qualifications for Participation: (for Stage One)
1. Single tender or Joint tender by Taiwanese tenderers.
2. Single tender or Joint tender by international tenderers.
3. Joint tender by international and Taiwanese tenderers

.A Taiwanese tenderer is a professional technical company, agency or architect firm who is able to practice in landscape engineering and registered in Taiwan R.O.C. in accordance with R.O.C. laws.

.An international tenderer is a professional technical company, agency, landscape architect firm, licensed landscape architect, architect firm, or licensed architect who is able to practice in landscape engineering and registered in a foreign country in accordance with the laws of that country.

For more information, please visit the website or refer to the tender notice.

JURY

Jury selected by the Taichung City Government.

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