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Call for tender in architectural competition for of the future trilateral Wadden Sea World Heritage Partnership Center in Wilhelmshaven, Germany

The City of Wilhelmshaven as awarding authority has published the requisite documents for the architectural competition. Subject of the competition is the realisation of the future trilateral Wadden Sea World Heritage Partnership Center, comprising office space, visitor areas and conference rooms with a gross floor area of approximately 2900 m², and the urban design and integration of the surrounding open space. The upper cost limit for the building is set at EUR 6.09 million.

A preliminary EU-wide application procedure has started to select 12 participants (architects in cooperation with landscape architects). Expressions of interest must be submitted by 12 July 2017.

The project is sponsored by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety in the framework of the “Nationale Projekte des Städtebaus” (national urban design projects) Programme.

The overall prize money of the competition amounts to EUR 50 000 excluding VAT.

The prize money will be distributed as follows:

  • 1st Prize: EUR 20 000
  • 2nd Prize: EUR 12 000
  • 3rd Prize: EUR 8 000
  • Acknowledgements: EUR 10 000

The application documents and an expression of interest form (Bewerbungsformblatt) can be downloaded here:

Please note that most documents are in German. However, the file “wbw_twwp_auslobung_170602” in “ entails an English overview of the project. If you have any further questions about the competition, please approach the City of Wilhelmshaven directly as awarding authority.