Tender for Schematic Design and Architectural Design Development for PhaseⅠReconstruction and Extension of the Emergency Building of Shenzhen People’s Hospital is about to be kicked off and the official tender announcement will be released soon. Design teams from around the globe are welcome to follow our latest updates.

01 Project Positioning

Shenzhen People’s Hospital, a 3A hospital that integrates the functions of medical treatment, research, teaching and healthcare, was built in 1946. Selected as one of the first key construction units of Peak Plan, an initiative to build high-level hospitals in Guangdong, it holds the lofty mission of improving basic healthcare and medical service in the region.

The hospital occupies a site area of 124,914.52 sqm, with a total building floor area of 288,916 sqm and 2,500 beds. The reconstruction and extension project is about to roll out. The master plan should be appropriate, scientific, progressing, and pioneering.

In order to build a green, energy-conserving and pioneering 3A hospital based on science and intelligence, the tenderee plans to put forward the Tender for Schematic Design and Architectural Design Development for PhaseⅠReconstruction and Extension of the Emergency Building of Shenzhen People’s Hospital soon. The project is expected to be conducted under high-level and high-standard planning and construction with a global perspective, forward-looking mindset, and creative design.

02 Bidding Scope

The bidding will determine the architectural scheme of the project. The awarded bidder shall be responsible for the architectural design within the long-term planning scope, including optimized urban design, master plan conceptual design, schematic design and preliminary architectual design of the emergency building, and other related designs.

03 Project Overview

Shenzhen People’s Hospital is situated at No. 1017 Dongmen North Rd., Luohu District, and is close to Cuizhu Subway Station. The plot is adjacent to Dongmen North Rd. in the south, Cuizhu Rd. in the east, Tianbei 1st Rd. in the north, Yayuan Interchange on the west, close to the Qingshui River-Suigang Area. It is 1.5 kilometers away from Luohu CBD and 7.2 kilometers away from Futian CBD.

1.Long-term Planning Vision:

(1)The total site area of the long-term planning of Shenzhen People’s Hospital is 11.8 hectares. The planned scope of the reconstruction and extension project covers the entire long-term planning zone. The total building floor area of hospital’s long-term planning is approximately 758,315 sqm, including GFA above ground of 610,785 sqm, underground area of 147,530 sqm. The number of beds will reach 3,200 and there will be 2,560 parking spots in total.

(2)Long-term planning content of the hospital: The hospital plans to reserve 240,831 sqm (with 2,200 beds and 597 parking spots) for Surgical Inpatient Building, Medical Inpatient Building, and Building 1# (Outpatient Building). For details of long-term planning scope, please refer to the corresponding legend in the bidding scope. The new Emergency Building (GFA above ground: 96,400 sqm, underground area: 20,100 sqm, no. of beds: 700), Medical Technology Building (GFA above ground: 111,934 sqm, underground area: 31,300 sqm), Scientific Research Building (GFA above ground:53,000 sqm, underground area: 5000 sqm), Teaching Building (GFA above ground:45,000 sqm, underground area: 11,250 sqm), Administrative Teaching Building (GFA above ground: 20,000 sqm, underground area: 5000 sqm),  Outpatient Building (GFA above ground: 60,000sqm, underground area: 15,000 sqm) and Oral Health Centre (GFA above ground:30,000 sqm, underground area: 7,500 sqm) will occupy the total building floor area of 517,484 sqm, including the GFA above ground of 422,334 sqm, and the underground area of 95,150 sqm. There will be 1,000 beds and 480 parking spots added to the plot.

(3)The long-term planning of the hospital includes the demolition and reconstruction of the Health Office (GFA above ground: 20,000 sqm, underground area: 5,000 sqm).

* The above-mentioned functional zoning, floor planning and the values of floor area are only for bidders’ reference and are subject to proper adjustment. As for the ultimate planning and design specification, the official tender documents shall prevail.

2.Project Scale of the PhaseⅠ Emergency Building

The area of the Reconstruction and Extension of Shenzhen People’s Hospital (PhaseⅠ) involves the Emergency Building and the Medical Technology Building. The total site area of the project is estimated to be 28,400 sqm, with newly-built construction area of 259,734 sqm. The total investment is estimated to be 2.1590921 billion yuan.

The total building floor area of the Emergency Building involved in the tender is 116,500 sqm, including the GFA above ground of 96,400 sqm, underground area of 20,100 sqm and dismantled area of 3,420 sqm. 700 beds will be added upon completion. 

Work Content

1.Design Content

The design content of the PhaseⅠReconstruction and Extension of Shenzhen People’s Hospital project includes conceptual design researched on the whole site and the long-term planning vision of the hospital, and schematic and preliminary architectural design targeting the Emergency Building.

2.Design Key Points

(1)The master plan shall be appropriate, forward-looking, scientific, and pioneering with humanization design. It is expected to cater for actual needs from the patients.

(2)Overall planning: Emphasize on the façade design of the hospital to form positive street image and enrich urban texture. 

(3)Overall layout: Vitality of the hospital can be tapped through the coordinated design with reasonable circulation diagram.

(4)Optimize functional division.

(5)Traffic flow: Settle the problem of traffic congestion, and optimize connections with the subway and the underground sections of different buildings within the hospital. 

(6)Optimize horizontal and vertical transportation.

(7)Take full advantage of spatial landscape.

(8)Employ a long-term construction perspective and take sustainability into consideration.

(9)Build an environmentally-friendly hospital.

(10)Green building.

Registration Requirements

1.The applicant must be registered enterprise or organization.

2.Application as a joint group is allowed in this tender. Individuals or teams of individuals are unaccepted. Requirements for joint groups are as below:

(1)The number of joint group members should be no more than 2.

(2)Members of a joint group should not re-apply for the bid independently in the name of their own or other joint group constituted with other design institutes.

(3)A Joint Group Agreement with legal effect is required to clarify the leading member, equity share, proposed working responsibilities, division of work and so on.


1.Prequalification Stage

The prequalification evaluation committee should review the tender documents such as company’s qualification, achievements, performance of the proposed project team, conceptual proposals submitted by the bidders. 9 non-ordered bidders and 2 sorted candidates would be determined from the prequalification round and 9 units would be confirmed to enter the second phase of design bidding stage.

Requirements on the conceptual proposals for the prequalification:

(1)In the prequalification stage, the overall planning and the design of the monolithic building shall be based on the comprehensive understanding of the project positioning, construction content and other detailed information stated in the Design Brief.

(2)Leverage on the site plan, analysis diagrams, renderings, etc. to illustrate design basis, ideas, features and other key issues.

(3)Meanwhile, the trend, pain points, new solutions of the alike hospital reconstruction and extension project shall be illustrated. Unique insights on the transition and inheritance, the development and integration of the old and new buildings are expected.

2. DesignBidding Stage

Prequalified bidders shall deliver documents in compliance with the Design Brief. The tenderee should constitute a bid evaluation committee and open votes will be adopted to select 3 shortlisted candidates. The awarded bidder would be finally confirmed by the bid determination committee formed by the tenderee.

The tender will be launched in early July to solicit excellent bids from across the world. An estimated period of 20 days can be expected for the preparation of the prequalification documents. The detailed tendering procedures shall be subject to the official announcement.


The total design fee is tentatively fixed at RMB 14.68 million and the basic unit price is controlled at RMB 107.7 per square meter.The design fee covers the following three parts:

1.Basic design fee: RMB 12.55 million.

2.BIM design fee: RMB 0.63 million (TBC)

3.Compensation fee: RMB 1.5 million, including RMB 0.3million for each of the two bidders entering the bid determination phase but fail to win the bid, and RMB 0.15 million for each of the 6 units entering the bid evaluation phase but not the determination phase. 

The official announcement of the tender will be released soon. Local and international design teams are welcome to make pre-registration. Interested parties are welcome to contact AIMIR for the more following information. If you need 3d rendering service for this international tender, warmly welcome you to discuss more with us.

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