RFP: University of Illinois Dining Facility

  • Commissioning Entity: Art in Architecture (AIA) Program of the University of Illinois Facilities & Services
  • Budget: $240000
  • Open Date: 2018-04-12
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in country of installation
  • Close Date: 2018-05-24

Brief Description

The Art in Architecture (AIA) Program of the University of Illinois Facilities & Services is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) to recognized professional artists, artisans, or artist-led teams, to create permanent original public artwork for the interior of the new Illinois Street Residence Dining Facility “Main Street” area. The artwork will be located indoors in public areas of the lower floor. Final placement of the artwork will be decided by the committee and, where appropriate, in consultation with the artist. The space is open to the first floor dining space above and has a series of skylights above these openings. The Main Street area is intended to be a gathering space for students and will likely be occupied from 7:00 am through 12:00 midnight. This will be the main thoroughfare through the building and will have seating for students as well as other activities.