The International Architecture Design Competition for Shenzhen Maritime Museum (the Competition) is about to kick off, and the details will be released soon.  As one of the “Ten New Major Cultural Facilities” in Shenzhen, the Competition is jointly organized by the Planning and Natural Resources Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality (Municipal Ocean and Fisheries Bureau) and the Engineering Design Management Center of Bureau of Public Works of Shenzhen Municipality.

Located in Longqi Bay (Xinda Area) of Dapeng Peninsula, Shenzhen Maritime Museum neighbors Xindong Road in Nan’ao on the south, Qiniang Mountain on the east, the sea on the north, and a planned site for recreational facilities on the west. The main building of the Museum is tentatively planned with a site area of 57,700㎡ and a GFA of 100,000㎡, while the overwater works are tentatively planned with a GFA of 8,000㎡. The Project aims to create a leading national maritime museum with such comprehensive functions as exhibition, collection storage, technology, education, public services, business and research, as well as administrative offices.

Work Content

The design contents under the Competition include architecture design for the main venue and overwater works. The winning team will be awarded the contract for the schematic design and the architectural design development of the Project, which involves landside construction and overwater engineering.

Registration Requirements

The competition will be conducted in the form of “invitation + open call”.


Selection stage: May 2020-June 2020

Design stage: June 2020-August 2020

*The timetable above is tentative and subject to adjustment in view of the COVID-19 situation. The actual arrangement is subject to the official announcement.

The announcement of the Competition will be released soon. Local and international design teams are welcome to make a pre-registration with us. Please visit this link to fill in the pre-registration information, and we will send a notice to you once the announcement is released. If you need further information, please feel free to contact AIMIR.  What’s more, you’re more than welcome to touch base with us if you need architectural visualization. Looking forward to hearing from you soon.

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