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Skolkovo Design Tender

The Skolkovo Development Foundation, instituted to oversee the creation of President Dmitry Medvedev’s innovation city outside Moscow, has announced the opening of a tender for the development of a city plan.

The foundation will hold a closed tender among three to five bidders for the rights to design the hub, the foundation said in a statement. Russian and foreign companies may bid, with applications being accepted until Aug. 12.

The terms of the tender require that bidders be leading architectural design firms with experience in high-tech projects. Designs will be judged on sustainability, ergonomics, energy-efficiency and cost-effectiveness, it said.


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