International Competition for (New) Agricultural Research and Extension Services in Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

International Competition for (New) Agricultural Research and Extension Services in Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

1. Title
International Competition for (New) Agricultural Research and Extension Services in Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

2. Context of the competition:
 Following the relocation of Gyeongsangbuk-do Provincial Office from Buk-gu from Daegu Metropolitan City to Gyeongbukdocheong New Town in Andong and Yecheon in February 2016, Gyeongsangbuk-do’s direct institutions and places of business will also be moved to promote work efficiency.
 In addition, the current site of agricultural research service has experienced environmental restrictions for efficient research of agricultural technologies due to the urbanization of the surrounding area, and it is also difficult to reflect on the diversified research demands of farmers local.
 It has become necessary to accept, commercialize and supply technologies to meet the new research demands of the fourth industrial revolution by securing desirable research facilities.

3. Descriptions of competitions
 Venue Address: 864, Samdeok-ri, Sabeolgung-myeon, Sangju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
 Site area: 969,811 ㎡
Estimated design costs: KRW 5,183,400,000 (VAT, certification fees, warranty liability insurance included)
① KRW (including VAT)]1 US dollar = 1,200 KRW
 Competition period: November 26 (Friday), 2021 ~ March 25 (Friday), 2022
 Design period: 12 months from start date (license period and holidays included, and is subject to change depending on the situation)

4. Objective
 New agricultural research and extension services in Gyeongsangbuk-do should be the research base to develop future-oriented agricultural technologies that respond to any changes in the agricultural environment and develop agriculture in Gyeongsangbuk-do, while being an elegant public building that can become tourist attractions of Gyeongsangbuk-do.
 The purpose of this design competition is to select a creative design plan that can establish advanced facilities for agricultural research and education and provide active responses to new demands in this era of technical fusion and industrial innovation in rapid evolution. Furthermore, it should be able to play a crucial role in global agricultural development.

5. Eligibility
 Korean and foreign architects who are qualified architects according to relevant law.
 If the participants are not qualified for ① until the date of registration for participation, then they must form a joint group with an architect qualified for ①. If so, the representative of the joint group is the qualified person for ①.
① Someone who has established and declared an architectural firm in accordance with Article 23(1) of the “Certified Architects Law” of Korea and who is free from any disqualification and performs normal business related to the ‘architecture.
 The joint group representative will lead and mediate the development of the design, construction document, design implementation and conduct construction permits, etc.
 For the joint application, the list of joint participants will be completed until the submission of the application. All joint participants must be Korean or foreign architects, and they must be 3 people (architectural firms) or less. The representative of the joint group will not necessarily meet the conditions indicated in ①, but all rights, responsibilities and obligations related to the competition belong to the representative.
 Entrants to the design contest, registered as representatives or participants, may not endorse any other design.

6. Schedule
 Announcement: Nov. 26 (Fri. 2021)
 Attendance Registration: Nov. 26 (Fri.) ~ Dec. 28 (Tue.) 2021 / By official website
 On-site meeting: December 03 (Friday) 2021 at 2:00 p.m. / Online
 Information: 01 Dec. (Wednesday) ~ Dec. 10 (Friday) 2021 at 5:00 p.m. / By e-mail
 Responses: 23 Dec. (Thu) 2021 at 14:00 / By official website
 Submission of applications: February 18 (Friday) 2022 at 5:00 p.m. / In person and by mail
 Technical review: February 22 (Tuesday), 2022
 1st major review: February 25 (Friday), 2022
 Model Submission: March 18 (Friday), 2022
 2nd main revision: March 23 (Monday), 2022
 Announcement of results: March 25 (Friday) 2022 / Via an official website

7. Winner and Awards
 1st Place Winner: (1 entry) Certificate of Award and priority negotiation rights for design development, construction document and design implementation
 2nd Place Winner: (1 entry) Award Certificate, KRW 60 million
 3rd place winner: (1 entry) Award certificate, KRW 45 million
 4th place winner: (1 entry) Award certificate, KRW 30 million
 5th place winner: (1 entry) Award certificate, KRW 15 million
 Finalists: (5 entries) Certificate of Award

8. CONTACT DETAILS OF ORGANIZERS: Korea Institute of Architects
9. Official website:
10. Official email: [email protected]

Download the information about this competition here.

  • Title

    International Competition for (New) Agricultural Research and Extension Services in Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea

  • Type

    Announcement of competition (built projects and master plans)

  • Website

  • Organizers

    Korea Institute of Architects
  • Registration deadline

    December 28, 2021 11:30 p.m.

  • Submission deadline

    February 18, 2022 5:00 p.m.

  • Price

    To free

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Lana T. Arthur