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K+S Selected for Worldwide Design Services IDIQ Contract

Office of the Spokesperson

For Immediate Release
December 6, 2017
The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations
Announces the Final Selection for the Worldwide Design Services IDIQ Contract

The Department of State's Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) selected 16 Architecture/Engineering (A/E) firms for its Worldwide Design Services Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The firms selected for the IDIQ provide comprehensive design services for both new construction and modernization projects at U.S. diplomatic facilities worldwide. The selected firms are:

Mark Cavagnero Associates
SHoP Architects
Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Krueck & Sexton Architects
Ennead Architects
Richard + Bauer Architecture
Morphosis Architects
Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Kieran Timberlake
Marlon Blackwell Architects
1100 Architect
Allied Works Architecture
Ann Beha Architects
Studio Ma
The Miller Hull Partnership
Machado and Silvetti Associates

OBO received 136 total submissions for the design services IDIQ solicitation and 26 firms were shortlisted to provide technical team submissions and make presentations to OBO. The final 16 selected firms presented the most highly qualified technical teams and demonstrated exemplary past performance, strong management and project delivery experience, a well-defined approach to public architecture, and a commitment to sustainability and integrated design.

OBO's mission is to provide safe, secure, and functional facilities that represent the U.S. government to host nations and support our staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives. These facilities represent American values and the best in American architecture, engineering, technology, sustainability, art, culture, and construction execution.