Binhaiwan Bay Area is located at the geometric center of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the core position of the Golden Inner Bay. The Jiaoyi Bay area, as a key area for the recent construction and development of Binhaiwan Bay Area, has completed a number of high-quality industrial projects, such as the Cultural and Sports Park, the Miao Stream Ecological Corridor and so on, and there is an urgent need for it to construct a high-quality slow traffic system. The Corridor of Jiaoyi Bay Slow Traffic System is located at the intersection of Binhaiwan Avenue and Xinghai Road in the Jiaoyi Bay area, which is also the junction of the three major slow traffic vitality points: the Cultural and Sports Park, the Miao Stream Ecological Corridor, and the Gold Coast.
To build a high-quality slow traffic system for Binhaiwan Bay Area, optimize the layout of three-dimensional slow traffic facilities, and transform the Corridor of Jiaoyi Bay Slow Traffic System into an iconic landscape node of Binhaiwan Bay Area, an international competition for the corridor design of Jiaoyi Bay Slow Traffic System in Dongguan Binhaiwan Bay Area is specially launched.
TWO. Competition Contents and Scopes
The research scope of this Competition extends north to Dongwan Avenue, south to the coastline of Jiaoyi Bay, west to the planned secondary road of Sha Stream, and east to the planned secondary road of Miao Stream, covering a total area of 65.4 hectares.
The design scope includes the bridge design and the node space design of the bridge landing zone. The location of the bridge and the scope of the landing point in the diagram are schematic scope (not red line scope), which means the specific location of the bridge, the plane line, the location of the landing point should be combined with the surrounding land conditions, river navigation, flood control and other requirements for integrated consideration and recommendations. The Corridor should be connected to the Longmiao section of the Gold Coast, the ecological seawall section of the Gold Coast, the Miao Stream ecological promenade and the Cultural & Sports Park. There is no specific requirement for the scope of the landing zone, and no restriction on the plane line of the bridge.
For this International Competition, open registration is adopted worldwide to attract outstanding design teams, and no threshold in terms of qualification certificates is set. 8 design teams (including consortia, similarly hereinafter) will be shortlisted through prequalification to take part in the subsequent design competition. The details are as follows:
- Prequalification: The registration announcement, working rules and design brief of the International Competition will be published to attract design teams from all over the world. A Prequalification Committee will be set up to review the registration documents submitted by applicants, and 8 design teams will be shortlisted to take part in the subsequent design competition. At the same time, 2 alternatives will be selected. In case any shortlisted team quits, they can take its place in order.
- Site visit & Q&A: A site visit will be organized for the shortlisted teams and a Q&A session will be held.
- Design review: Experts in the fields of architecture, landscape, and structure etc. will be invited to form the Design Review Committee. After reading the design brochures, watching the multimedia demonstration and listening to the presentation and clarification by the design teams, the Design Review Committee will , with full discussion, select 3 recommended proposals to the Host for final selection in accordance with relevant procedures.
- Bid finalization: In the light of the experts’ evaluation comments and the specific circumstances of the project implementation, the Host will determine the specific ranking of the 3 recommended proposals, with the first place being the winning proposal. The first place winner will be required to fully absorb the advantages of the other proposals, integrate and deepen the design by taking into account the comments of the experts and the opinions of relevant management departments, and submit the final design results.
|Prequalification||Aug. 22, 2023||Announcement release|
|Before 16:00, Sept. 20, 2023||Online registration by design teams|
|Before 16:00, Sept. 25, 2023||Submission of printed registration documents by design teams|
|Sept. 27, 2023||Prequalification meeting|
|Sept. 28, 2023||Announcement of the prequalification results|
|Design Competition||Oct. 8, 2023||Site visit and Q&A|
|Before 16:00, Dec. 7, 2023||Submission of deliverables by design teams|
|Dec. 8, 2023||Design review meeting|
|Mid-December 2023||Bid finalization|
|Dec. 2023||Announcement of the final competition results|
Note: The timetable above is applied in Beijing Time. The Host reserves the right to amend the agenda.
The design fees of this International Competition include the design compensation, bonus and fee of design integration and detailing, with a total sum of RMB Three Million Nine Hundred Thousand Yuan (￥3,900,000.00). The details are as follows:
For the 8 design teams shortlisted in the prequalification stage, each can receive the design compensation of RMB Two Hundred Thousand Yuan (￥200,000.00) (tax included), provided their submittals meet requirements set in the Design Brief and are evaluated by the Design Review Committee as qualified.
After the experts’ review and final selection on the submittals, the first place winner can receive a bonus of RMB Eight Hundred Thousand Yuan (￥800,000.00) (tax included). And the second and third place winners can each receive a bonus of RMB Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Yuan (￥250,000.00) (tax included).
Fee of Design Integration and Detailing
The fee of design integration and detailing will be RMB One Million Yuan (￥1,000,000.00) (tax included).
The first place winner will also receive the design integration and detailing task. The team shall fully absorb the advantages of the other proposals, integrate and deepen the design by taking into account the comments of the experts and the opinions of relevant management departments, and submit the final design results. The work contents include, but are not limited to:
- Complete the design detailing for the Corridor, which shall be able to guide the next-stage design but will not include design development and construction drawings.
- Cooperate with the Host’s work related to design reporting, public participation, publicity and award selection, etc., and provide relevant design materials and technical support； responsible for providing design clarification to the design team of next stage, and checking that the construction drawings are in line with the design intent of the original proposal； and later in the implementation process of the Corridor, send technical staff to provide timely service according to the Host’s demand.
If the first place winner gives up the design integration and detailing task, it can’t get the fee of design integration and detailing, and the other shortlisted teams will replace it in order, that is, the substitute will take over the design integration and detailing task and get the fee of design integration and detailing.
The second and third place winners shall attend the workshops (not exceeding 2 times and no more than 1 day per time； on-site participation) in the design integration and detailing stage, and the chief designer shall attend in person (If there are special circumstances, the chief designer can participate online and the other designers shall be arranged to attend on site).
1、No threshold in terms of qualification certificates is set for this International Competition. All local and international design teams with relevant bridge design experience are eligible to apply.
2、The applicant must be a legally registered company or organization in China or abroad； individuals and teams of individuals are not acceptable. Design companies in China shall be independent legal entities, partnerships or other organizations. Design companies with the following relationships can not apply as more than one entrant at the same time:
1）Legal entities (two or more) with the same legal representative；
2）The parent company, sole subsidiary and holding company.
3、Design consortia are acceptable for this International Competition. It’s encouraged that applicants are teams made up of professionals from different disciplines, such as bridge, architecture, and landscape. If applying as a consortium, the Consortium Agreement shall be submitted, in which the leading party shall be specified. Members of a consortium may not register twice for the Competition in their own name or through another consortium in the name of another firm； otherwise, they will be disqualified. Each consortium should have no more than 3 members.
4、The chief designer shall have relevant bridge design experience, who must be responsible for key design works of this project, as well as important briefing meetings required by the Host. These important briefing meetings will include the site visit, Q&A session and the design review presentation, and the chief designer shall attend the latter presentation in person. If the chief designer is unable to attend these activities under special circumstances, the design team shall submit a written application to the Host and, with the Host’s consent, a substitute may attend the activities. If the chief designer is absent from the above activities without the consent of the Host, the Host has the right to disqualify the design team from this Competition. In addition, without the written consent of the Host, the chief designer and the chief discipline leader shall not be replaced midway.
5、Design teams with following similar project experience will enjoy certain priority:
1) With rich pedestrian corridor design experience and cases；
2) With rich design experience and cases of municipal and landscape bridge projects；
3) With rich experience and cases of public landscape and environment creation.
6、If the first place winner doesn’t have the integrated Class-A engineering design qualification, or the Class-A design qualification for the municipal industry, or the Class-A professional design qualification for bridge and road engineering in the municipal industry, it shall cooperate with a domestic design company with relevant design qualification that meets these requirements to participate in the subsequent design detailing.
Design teams that are interested in applying for this International Competition please visit the website: https://jinshuju.net/f/M8WoyO or scan the following QR code to fill in the registration information for online registration before 16:00, Sept. 20, 2023, and submit the printed registration documents and their electronic version before 16:00, Sept. 25, 2023.
Host: Dongguan Binhaiwan Bay Area Management Committee
Organizer: Natural Resources Bureau of Dongguan Binhaiwan Bay Area
Engineering Construction Center of Dongguan Binhaiwan Bay Area
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