ICONE TOWER at BGC, a Tribute to the Filipino soldier.

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The Henning Larsen-ARUP joint venture signs a contract with BCDA for the detailed architectural and engineering design of the Icone Tower soon to rise at the Bonifacio Global City. The tower will host spaces.

Leading simple ceremonies were (from left) Design Director Claude Bøjer Godefroy of Henning Larsen, BCDA Executive Vice President Aileen Zosa and Chief Operating Officer Andy Lee of Arup.

BCDA is still looking for a development partner for the BCDA Iconic Building. A prebid was held last January 22. Attached are the terms of reference for your guidance.

Link to the invite and the TOR is provided–> http://www.bcda.gov.ph/bids/invitation-bid-development-bcda-iconic-building-bonifacio-global-city

Invitation to Bid for the Development of the BCDA Iconic Building in Bonifacio Global City

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) is inviting interested proponents to collaborate for the development of the Iconic Building at 11th Avenue corner 11th Drive, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Philippines.

The Iconic Building is envisioned to create an identifying edifice for Bonifacio Global City the way some architectural landmarks have done for the leading cities in the world. It will have an area to honor the Armed Forces of the Philippines, premium office spaces and retail areas.

Interested proponents can either be local, foreign or a combination of both, subject to the conditions for eligibility under the Terms of Reference.

Interested bidders may now purchase the Terms of Reference (TOR) at the BCDA Corporate Center, 2/F Bonifacio Technology Center, 31st Street, corner 2nd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City for a non-refundable fee of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Pesos (Php250,000.00).

For more information visit www.bcda.gov.ph.


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The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) would like to congratulate Henning Larsen Architects for winning the BCDA Iconic Building International Conceptual Design Competition.


The BCDA is also grateful to the following finalists who created uniquely brilliant designs inspired by humanity:

  • NSI + CAZA
  • DP Architects
  • JDS Architects SPRL
  • J. Mayer H. and Partner + Collaborative Architecture

Soon, we will have a distinct landmark in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, a monument dedicated to the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

The submission of Expression of Interests has ended last March 10, 2017, 17:00 (Philippine Standard Time).


The Bases Conversion and Development Authority aims to develop its new corporate office in the northern portion of Bonifacio Global City, Taguig with an area of 7,275-square meter. Majority of the area will be allotted for open spaces, parks, landscapes, and public arts.

Through this International Conceptual Design Competition, BCDA is inviting competent Architectural Firms both local and international to take on the challenge of designing an Iconic Building that is distinctive and recognizable, and will represent Bonifacio Global City.

It is envisioned that the building will promote and uphold Filipino Ideals through intricate and unique architectural designs. The Design should incorporate the open and green spaces with modern architecture to further captivate people’s attention.

Submission of Expression of Interest is from February 15, 2017 to March 10, 2017.