Sveta Nedelya Square
Sofia Municipality announces an open competition for the restoration, renovation and construction of Sveta Nedelya Square and its adjacent public spaces, aiming to create a network of public spaces while preserving their identity.
SUBJECT OF THE COMPETITION
The participants in the competition should develop a conceptual architectural and urban planning design for “St. Nedelya” Square, Sofia. The design process should comply with the requirements of the spatial planning regulations. The complete list of the currently effective regulations in the field of investment design and construction is published on the website of the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works -http://www.mrrb.government.bg/bg/normativni-aktove/.
The competition is for the acquisition of a conceptual design as a basis for future designs. The participant, ranked first by the jury will be invited to participate in negotiations for the award of a public procurement contract through a negotiation procedure without preliminary notice under Art. 79, para. 1, item 9, PPA in conjunction of Chapter Fifth, Section X, IRPPA forthe service Development of a technical and detailed investment design for reconstruction ofSt. Nedelya Square and its adjacent spaces.
If the first ranked candidate does not accept the invitation and refuses to participate in the negotiation, an invitation shall be sent to the second-ranked participant. In the event that the participants ranked first and second refuse to participate in the negotiation, the Contracting Authority shall terminate the procedure. The Contracting Authority, Sofia Municipality, shall be entitled to conduct a procedure for the selection of a contractor for the design of the investment project(technicaldesignphaseanddetaileddesignphase)usingthe awarded designs.
The awarded designs shall be considered produced as a result of a commission within the meaning of Art. 42 of the Copyright and Related Rights Act. After payment of the prizes to the participants' accounts stated in their applications, the Contracting Authority shall have the right to use the 4designs of the rated participants without their permission and without having to pay any additional remuneration.