Project Background


With the historical opportunity of constructing the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the Shenzhen Pilot Demonstration Zone, the collaboration agreement of establishing CUHK-Shenzhen School of Medicine has been officially sighed by People’s Government of Shenzhen Municipality, CUHK and CUHK-Shenzhen.

With 6000 students enrolled, the CUHK-Shenzhen School of Medicine seeks to nurture outstanding innovative and caring medical talents with an international perspective. Drawing on the first-class educational foundation and teaching experience of CUHK School of Medicine, and fully embracing the advanced philosophy of medical schools in China and abroad, the School has identified a well-established education system covering undergraduate, master and doctoral training, and will actively explore a new model of medical education that integrates Shenzhen and Hong Kong. The CUHK-Shenzhen School of Medicine is home to three Nobel Laureate Institutes and the Shenzhen Research Institute of Big Data. In tandem, the CUHK-Shenzhen School of Medicine will give full play to the University’s research and talent strengths in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Life Health, further integrate the medical industry with science and engineering, stimulate the development of translational medicine, and stay committed to building an international medical system with three pillars: advanced medical services, high-end medical talent training and innovative medical research.


Project Overview


The project is located in the north of International University Campus Road, Universiade New Town, Longgang District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, and distributed on the north and south banks of Shenxianling Reservoir. The Universiade Station of Metro Line 3 (Longgang Line) is approximately 5.5 kilometers from the site. Besides, closing to the project site, the Universiade University City Station of metro line 21 is planned to be established at the cross of Yanlong Avenue and Longxiang Avenue, on the east side of Shenzhen Conservatory of Music.

Project Location

The project site scans an area of 211,100 sqm while the construction land area is 190,800 sqm including 148,500 sqm for south part and 42,300 sqm for north part. The left area (the area for administration) within setback lines should be 20,300 sqm.

Tender scope


Project Positioning


The CUHK-Shenzhen School of Medicine (including directly affiliated hospitals and non-directly affiliated hospitals) will be built in Shenzhen, the Greater Bay Area, with a vision to build an international excellent medical center with three pillars: advanced medical services, high-end medical talent training and innovative medical research.


Tender Scope


The total construction area for the bid design is 551,918 sqm. The site will be divided into two zones for south campus (Bid I) and north campus (Bid II). Tender for bid I should take charge of the whole process of design for south campus as well as master plan for the whole campus. Tender for bid II will be responsible for whole process design for north campus from the phase of concept design to construction documents.

The construction area of Bid I is approximate 148,500 sqm, and the gross floor area should be 380,018 sqm which indicates 371,830 sqm provisionally for new construction and 8188 sqm for existing building.


The construction area of Bid Ⅱ is approximate 423,00 sqm, and the area for administration is 20,300 sqm while the provisional area for new construction is 171,900 sqm.


Project Status and Surrounding Situation (from north)


Design Content


Building programs include: classrooms, laboratories, libraries, indoor sports rooms, administrative office rooms, department and teachers’ office rooms, teachers and students activity rooms, halls, student dormitories, teacher dormitories, canteens, and full-time scientific research institutions, key laboratories, animal experimentation centers, continuing education rooms, teaching and exhibition rooms, industry-university-research and entrepreneurship rooms, clinical teaching and practice rooms, Red Cross emergency rescue training bases, logistics auxiliary rooms, underground garages and equipment rooms.


Bidding Rules


The project adopts the method of \”open bidding\”, which is divided into pre-qualification stage, design bidding stage and final evaluation stage.

See prequalification documents for details.


Application Requirements


  • The bidding is open to bidder that should be independent legal entity or partnership or other organization.
  • The bidder is required for at least class-A qualification/certificate in Chinese architecture construction industry (Construction Engineering).
  • The project designer shall have the design license of national Grade -1 registered architect.
  • The project accepts registration in the form of consortium. Members of consortium shall meet the following requirements:
  1. There shall be no more than two members specialized in a consortium (including the leading member).
  2. The leading member of the Consortium required for at least class-A qualification/certificate in Chinese architecture design and construction industry (Construction Engineering).
  3. Each member of the consortium shall not submit another additional application neither alone or with another consortium.
  4. Members of a consortium shall sign a legally binding Consortium Agreement to specify the leading party, the division of work by design stage, and the shares and way of distribution of the design fee for each member, etc.
  • Individual or teams of individuals will not be accepted.


Design Fee & Honoraium (tentative)


  • Design fee for Bid I will be RMB 66.25 million (about US$9,857,000); Bid II will be 27.36 million (about US$4,071,000).
  • Compensation for the unshortlisted: A total of 2.3 million yuan (about US$342,000) for bid I and bid II.


Tender Schedule


Stage Date Item
Open Application and Pre-qualification Stage 2022.05.05 Release of official announcement for pre-qualification and open call for registration
2022.05.11 17:00 Deadline for Submitting Questions
2022.05.16 17:00 Release of answer to submitted questions and other supplements
2022.05.20 17:00 Deadline for submission of pre-qualification application
Evaluation of pre-qualification applications and publicity of results
Submission of original stamped’Bidding Confirmation letter’(Digital stamp is acceptable)
Design Bidding Stage 2022.06-2022.07
Release of official invitation of tender and design descriptions
Site visit and Q&A (The way of organization will be noted later)
Deadline for submission of questions
Q&A (by e-mail)
Deadline of deliverables submission
Scheme review meeting
Bid Determination Stage (to be determined) Final evaluation
Publicity of final result
Note: All references herein to times of day shall be references to Beijing Time, and the tenderee reserves the right to adjust the schedule.




Tenderee: Engineering Design Management Center of Bureau of Public Works of Shenzhen Municipality

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

Contact for project and technology: Ms. Zhang (+86) 13428736007

Contact for business and procedure: Ms. Zhang (+86) 13726263990

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

The Organizer reserves the right for the interpretation of the open bidding, with the language of interpretation subjected to Chinese.


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