South Africa : Architectural Competition - Premier's Office in Bhisho

architectural competition for the premier's office complex: Bhisho

The Department of Public Works of the Province of the Eastern Cape, as the Promoter of this competition, invites eligible persons to submit design proposals for a new office complex for the Premier in Bhisho. The aim of the competition is to create a distinctive landmark building that resonates with the cultural values, aspirations and characteristics of the people of the Eastern Cape, capturing elements of the rich history of the area. It is intended that this development will act as a catalyst for change, growth and development in Bhisho and enhance the status of Bhisho as the capital of the Eastern Cape.


Competition brief available on website: 14 January 2009

Final date for registration: 14 February 2009

Final date for receipt of questions: 03 March 2009

Final date for receipt of entries: 17 April 2009

Announcement of winner: 15 May 2009


John Bizinos

Laurence Chibwe

Jose Forjaz

Precious Makwe

John Rushmere


Third prize: R 100 000.00

Second prize: R 250 000.00

First Prize (The Winner): R 500 000.00

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