Ilisagvik College New Campus

Preliminary Concept Design Competition

Ilisagvik New Facility BannerIḷisaġvik College, located in Utqiaġvik (Barrow), Alaska is accepting Proposals from qualified Alaskan and/or Circumpolar Region Architectural/Engineering (A/E) Teams to participate in a preliminary concept Design Competition for a New Campus. The campus is planned to be designed in phases over a two to three-year period. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2019 with an initial operations target date of August 2022. New facilities are programmed at 150,200 gross square feet building area, with a preliminary estimated total project cost of $175M in 2017 US dollars not including land.

The A/E Team selection method is a Two-Step Design Competition Process in which the three highest scoring A/E Teams identified in the Step-One qualifications phase will advance to Step-Two. Selected A/E Teams will prepare and present preliminary concept designs for evaluation, scoring and selection of the winning team. An honorarium will be provided to responsive Step-Two A/E Teams.

The College anticipates funding to advance the design will be secured during the Step-Two Phase with the intent to initiate contract negotiations for ensuing design services with the winning A/E team.

Step-One Request for Qualifications