Oxford’s Story Museum wishes to appoint an architect-led design team on a lead consultant basis
The design team will take forward proposals to deliver a design and masterplan for the development of existing buildings as well as proposals for developing and delivering the brief for new exhibition and gallery spaces. The Museum seeks a design team with previous experience in cultural projects.
The deadline for requesting documents is 11 March.
Client contact details:
The Story Museum Limited
Rochester House 42 Pembroke Street
Contact: The Story Museum
Attn: Simon Daykin
OX1 1BP Oxford
Tel. +44 1865790050
General address of the contracting authority www.storymuseum.org.uk/OJEU
Address of the buyer profile http://www.storymuseum.org.uk/OJEU
The Story Museum (TSM) wishes to appoint an architect-led design team on a lead consultant basis to take forward proposals to deliver this exciting and ambitious project. The appointed design team, working as sub-consultants to the architect, will have a key role in moving forward proposals which will result in a central design concept and masterplan for the Story Museum
The shell and core development of the existing buildings plus partial fit out in a first phase, with ambitions for a full scheme that delivers
the masterplan proposals for developing and delivering the brief for spaces for exhibition and galleries, live performance, film, heritage and
conservation, education, library/research, catering and hospitality, retail, office/admin, storage (including specialist areas for heritage
items), toilet/baby change and public access, an integrated approach with creative designers and artists selected by the museum in the design and fitting out of spaces, proposals for phased delivery in construction and fit out.
The design team will be required to listen to and reach a consensus with
all the major interest groups and will work closely with creative and
artistic designers in the process. The design team will be required to
have sufficient experience of significant cultural projects. Other
essential and desirable criteria are listed in the project documentation.
The architect practice leading the design team will have sufficient resources to dedicate individual staff to work on the project, to work
with an Oxford-based client team and to provide sufficient on-site personnel at appropriate points. The design team will be able to show a
track record of successful working with other key design partners.