RFQ No. FM240472

Architectural Services for UC Education Abroad Program at Devereux


Bidding Closed

Bid Date6/21/24 4:00pm

Company & Contacts

UCSB Design and Construction Services
Perrin Pellegrin, University Representative  
(805) 570-7429


UCSB Campus


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Background & Introduction: The University of California, Santa Barbara (“UCSB”) requests a written response to this Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) No. FM240472 from qualified professionals interested in providing a detailed project program, full design services, preparation of bidding documents, construction administration for the UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) at Devereux project.  Design teams or firms with experience designing facilities in higher education and workplace facilities are encouraged to respond. The UC Education Abroad Program at Devereux project is intended to renovate two (2) existing buildings on the Devereux South Knoll property on the West Campus of UCSB to serve as office, conference, training, and event space for the 119 UCEAP staff members and their associates. UCEAP is a systemwide academic unit that provides opportunities specifically geared toward UC students’ academic needs – either through exchange with education institutions abroad or through working with global educational providers. The currently scoped project is to create a Detailed Project Program to renovate 11,718 gross square feet.  Renovated Buildings 7085 and 7075 at 7075 Seaway Drive will serve as the new headquarters of UCEAP. The relocation to this site offers several advantages for UCEAP and UCSB and opportunities to improve connections to the campus community. For the campus, the renovation affords a chance to improve aesthetics and space utilization with respect to existing buildings in the West Campus area.

General Project Information: The project will be designed to comply with the University of California Policy on Sustainable Practices, and must be designed to achieve a minimum of a LEED Gold Rating. A shortlist of consultant firms will be determined by a University screening committee, and final consultant evaluations and selection recommendations developed by a University selection committee. Candidate firms will be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy. Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons shall have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University, regardless of: race; color; religion; sex; age; ancestry; national origin; sexual orientation; physical or mental disability; veteran's status; medical condition; genetic information; marital status; gender identity; pregnancy; service in the uniformed services; or citizenship within the limits imposed by law or University's policy.