Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu in a bid to transform Amaravati in to a world-class capital is eyeing three of the world’s leading architects to conceptualize the ‘government complex’ – which will be the first structure that will come up in the new capital.
Norman Foster, Rem Koolhaas and Richard Rogers are the three architects who are in the race to clinch the deal under the Swiss Challenge method. All three are known for their design works of some of the world’s finest landmarks. The winner chosen by Swiss Challenge bidding process will conceptualize and design the mega structure.
The government complex is a 42-floor complex will have 1.32 crore sq feet of built-up space and the state government is keen to complete the complex by 2018. The competition under Swiss Challenge will take place for two days in CRDA office premises from November 20. The state government will finalize one after going through their proposals.