Tender for Architectural Design of Shenzhen NO.32 Senior High School is now open for application. Design teams are welcomed to participate in this design bidding!


Project Overview

Project Location

The project is located in the key urban renewal unit of Xinqiao East Area, Xinqiao Subdistrict, Bao’an District, between Shangnan Avenue and Changliupi Road, adjacent to Hengchangrong High-tech Industrial Area on the west side, and Changliupi Reservoir and Wangtian Mountain on the east side.

The project covers an area of 42,057.11 sqm, with a gross floor area of about 90,000 sqm. There are 48 classes and 2,400 posistions. The total investment of the project is estimated at RMB 720,000,000. (The final amount shall be subject to the approved budget estimate). According to the construction arrangements of educational facilities in Shenzhen, the construction period of the project is about 2 years, and it needs to be basically completed on May 30, 2024.


Project Site

This project will implement the requirements of the Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government to accelerate the construction of high schools, and apply advanced teaching philosophy and high construction standards, aiming to build a characteristic campus integrating ecology, green, humanity and intelligence and a domestically first-class school of high standard, high level and classic quality.

Tender Content

Major scope of work includes the preparation of project feasibility study report, schematic design, architectural design development, construction cooperation and service, assistance in construction application, and so on. The specific work includes, but is not limited to, all design work and the preparation of project feasibility study report of the following aspects, that is, general planning, pile foundation, civil air defense, architecture, structure, water supply and drainage, electrical, ventilation and air conditioning system, gas, intelligent (including intelligent campus) system, fire protection system, BIM, energy saving, green building, soil and water conservation, sponge city, landscape engineering, outdoor engineering, decoration, municipal facilities, external power supply, indoor and outdoor guide design. If the bid winner is not qualified to part of these service, specialist sub-contractors are required.

Note: the tenderee has the right to adjust the contents of the work according to the approval of the project.


Tender Process

The project adopts open bid (pre-qualification), including Stage 1 Pre-qualification, Stage 2 Design Competition and Stage 3 Final Evaluation. Unshortlisted bidders will be compensated.

  • Pre-qualification phase

All design teams can apply by submitting pre-qualification application documents (company profile, team strength and similar experience, and draft concept).

The qualified anonymous conceptual proposal will be numbered and evaluated with open vote until 7 shortlisted bidders without ranking and 2 alternatives with ranking are selected.

The 7 shortlisted bidders should submit Bidding Participation Confirmation in time. If one of the 7 shortlisted bidders quits the bidding of the design competition stage, the alternative bidders shall be replaced in order.

If the bidder who has submitted Bidding Participation Confirmation withdraws due to nonforce majeure, the tenderee shall have the right to refuse the bidder to participate in the tenderee’s other project bid in the future.

  • Design Competition Stage

The 7 bidders shall submit deliverables in accordance with the requirements of the design brief. Only ONE scheme of bidding documents is allowed from each bidder.

The tenderee will organize Scheme Review Committee by law. The jury members will evaluate the anonymous proposal with open vote, and recommend 3 shortlisted without ranking to the final evaluation.

  • Final Evaluation Stage

Method of Final Evaluation: Voting method (direct voting method with a majority of the votes)

A final evaluation committee shall be set by the tenderee to determine the winner from the 3 finalists recommended by the scheme review committee.


Tender Schedule

Stage Date Item
Registration and Pre-qualification April 2-22, 2022 Issue pre-qualification announcement and accept registration
April 12, 2022(Before 17:00) Query Deadline
April 18, 2022(Before 17:00) Clarification, amendment and answering period deadline
April 22, 2022(Before 17:00) Deadline of pre-qualification application document submission
April 25-28, 2022 Pre-qualification review & result notice
April 28 – May 5, 2022 Shortlisted bidders submit original version of stamped Bidding Participation Confirmation (e-signature & stamping accepted)
Design Competition Stage May 6, 2022(Tentative) Release official tender document and design Brief
May 17, 2022(Tentative) Survey and Q&A session (meeting form to be notified separately)
June 13, 2022(Tentative) Query deadline
June 17, 2022(Tentative) Clarification, amendment and answering period
June 24, 2022(Tentative) Design deliverables submission deadline
June 27-30, 2022(Tentative) Scheme review and results notice
Final Evaluation Stage July 2022(Tentative) Final evaluation
Winning result announcement
Note: All the time mentioned above is Beijing time UCT+8.The Tenderee reserves the right to adjust the schedule.


Application Requirements

The bidder applicant must be an independent legal entity or partnership or other organization.

If the winning bidder does not possess the Engineering Design Integrated Qualification Class-A, the winning bidder shall entrust a qualified Chinese unit to ensure that the scheme and preliminary design meet the requirements of relevant domestic and Shenzhen norms, regulations and administrative examination and approval departments. Before signing the contract, the winning bidder shall submit the performance of the proposed entrusted enterprise and the team to the tenderee for confirmation.

This project accepts consortium bidding, and the bidding partners in the consortium must meet the following requirements:

  • One consortium shall include no more than 2 members (including the leading member).
  • Members of the consortium may not register individually or as part of another consortium.
  • The consortium members must sign a Consortium Agreement and clarify the leading member, division of labor between the two parties in each design stage, and design cost allocation ratio, distribution method, and other aspects.

Individual or teams of individuals will not be accepted.


Design Fee

The control price of the tender is RMB 6,680,900 (about US$1,050,000), including RMB 650,900 (about US$102,300) for the preparation of project feasibility study report, with reference to Circular of the State Planning Commission on Issuing Interim Provisions on Consulting Fees for Preliminary Work of Construction Projects (calculated by Price [1999] No. 1283, and floating by 10%), and RMB 6,030,000 (about US$948,000) for schematic design and architectural design. The tender adopts a fixed quotation (no floating, no bidding).

The project offers compensation to the unshortlisted. 2 Applicants who enter final evaluation stage, but not the bid winner, will be compensated RMB 300,000 (about US$47,100) each. The 4 pre-qualified applicants that fail to enter the final evaluation stage will be given RMB 150,000 (about US$23,500) each. The total compensation fee is RMB 1,200,000 (about US$188,600) tax included, will be paid by the tenderee.


Announcement and Document Download

The final information shall be subject to the tender announcement / tender document issued by Bao’an Branch of Shenzhen Exchange Group Co., LTD.

To view the announcement and download the pre-qualification documents(click“read more”at the bottom of the article to visit): https://www.szjsjy.com.cn:8001/jyw-ba/jyxx/zbGongGao_View.do?ggguid=2c9e8ac27fe004e6017fe81eb3d4093d


Tenderee and Assistant

Tenderee: Bureau of Public Works of Bao’an District, Shenzhen

Assistant: RJRX Urban Planning & Design Consultants Co. Ltd., Shenzhen

Agency: ShenZhen JINXIU City Engineering Cost Consultating Co., Ltd

Contact: Ms. Li (+86)13632658134; Ms. Zhang (+86)15994775957

(Monday to Friday 9:00-12:00, 14:00-18:00 Beijing time)


The announcement is published on AIMIR’s website now. If you want to know more following details regarding to this competition, please feel free to contact AIMIR. What’s more, you’re more than welcome to touch base with us if you need architectural visualization.

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