Official Announcement | Whole process design for the new construction of 9-year school in Songgang Commercial Center urban renewal unit of Songgang Subdistrict

Official Announcement | Whole process design for the new construction of 9-year school in Songgang Commercial Center urban renewal unit of Songgang Subdistrict

“The smell of books is overflowing,The mountains and the sea are connected by stars”——The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Quality Campus Launch Scheme has now begun. The Official announcement of the new construction of 9-year school in Songgang Commercial Center urban renewal unit of Songgang Subdistrict is hereby issued.

Project Name :Whole process design for the new construction of 9-year school in Songgang Commercial Center urban renewal unit of Songgang Subdistrict

Pre-Qualification Application Submission

Submission DeadlineUTC+8 17:00, March 13, 2023 (Tentative)Submission (Mailing) Address:Service Hall at NO. 40 Hubin East Road of Bao’an District of Shenzhen, Business Hall of Shenzhen Trading Group Co., Ltd Bao’an Branch.

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

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

Agency: Shenzhen Zhonglianjian Engineering Project Management Co.,LTD


Project Background


Education concerns the interests of the State and the Party. The report of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China puts “implementing the strategy of rejuvenating the country through science and education and strengthening the support of talents for modernization” in a more important position, highlighting the basic, leading, and overall status and role of education in the new era. The Bao’an District Party Committee and Government always adhere to the “first strategy” of giving priority to the development of education, and spare no effort to provide education that satisfies the people, providing strong support for the realization of “good nursing for kids, good education for students” and assistance for urban development, further strengthening citizens’ sense of gain and happiness for high-quality and balanced education, and further improving the influence and demonstration of Bao’an Education.

The new construction of 9-year school in Songgang Commercial Center urban renewal unit of Songgang Subdistrict is located in Songgang Subdistrict, Bao’an District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, at the intersection of Songyuan Road and Songhe North Road. The Songgang Area where the project is located will become an important area of the western center of Shenzhen. According to relevant plans, the western center will become a comprehensive city center with Cantonese characteristics suitable for business and living, with perfect public service system, intertwined blue and green public spaces, and prominent historical and cultural heritage in the future. With the goal of “making education become the core competitiveness of Bao’an District”, Bao’an District Government implements the education development plan as the direction, and taking “safety, stability, development, and improvement” as the guidance to fully promote the construction of educational facilities in Songgang Area.

The project hopes to select the best among the excellent school design schemes through open and fair design bidding, which can not only implement the educational development concept of Bao’an District, but also integrate and coexist with the surrounding urban environment and face the future. After the project is completed and put into use in the future, it will help to further improve the basic education facilities in Bao’an District, alleviate the pressure on school admission quotas in the district, and lay a foundation for talent cultivation and social development.


Project Overview


The project is located in Songgang Subdistrict, Bao’an District, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province. Songgang Subdistrict is one of the 10 Subdistricts under the jurisdiction of Bao’an District, and it is the core area of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. It is adjacent to the Pearl River Estuary in the west, Dongguan City in the north, and Guangming District in the northeast.


Project Site and Scope

The 9-year school in Songgang Commercial Center urban renewal unit of Songgang Subdistrict is located in the core area of Songgang Subdistrict, at the intersection of Songyuan Road (current) and Songhe North Road, and is part of the Songgang Commercial Center urban renewal unit. The northern and eastern sides of the site are urban villages and commercial buildings to be demolished, which are undemolished buildings in the urban renewal area. The western side is adjacent to the residential area (Jinghu Jiayuan), and the southern side is adjacent to the Songgang River.


Aerial Photography of the Current Situation of the Site (Southwest Perspective)

The New construction of 9-year school in Songgang Commercial Center urban renewal unit of Songgang Subdistrict has a proposed total land area of 24,439.88 square meters and a total construction area of 63,000 square meters,with a school scale of 54classes and 2520 students. The main construction scope includes: ①Mandatory School Buildings (including Teaching and auxiliary rooms buildings, office rooms, living service rooms); ② Optional School Buildings (including micro classroom, corridor with roof, open floor, underground garage and equipment spaces etc.) ③Teaching staff dormitory; ④ Synchronized Construction Works for Out-door Ancillary Facilities. ⑤ Outdoor emergency congregate shelter and indoor emergency congregate shelter, etc.


Tender Content


The scope of tender for this Project include but not limited to : scheme design, initial design and budget estimation preparation, green building design consultation, prefabricated building design, sponge city design, utilization of construction wastes and recycled materials, water and soil conservation scheme design, assisting in estimation for preparing feasibility study, design for building information modeling (BIM), construction drawing design, as-built drawing preparation, information collection, construction application and approval assistance, and relevant design services such as on-site construction cooperation. Must take the responsibilities for repeated modification works raised due to failed in acquiring the approval from the owner or government authorities, and other relevant works instructed by the employer.

Capital Source


The project is funded by 100% government investment.


Tender Process


The project adopts open tendering (prequalified tendering), including Stage 1 Prequalification, Stage 2 Design Competition and Stage 3 Final Evaluation. The conceptual proposal in the first stage of prequalification and the bidding scheme designing the second stage of scheme bidding shall be in the form of sealed bid.


Application Requirements


  • The bidder applicant must be an independent legal person or partnership or other organization
  • Applicants must be class-A qualification/certificate in Chinese architecture design and construction industry (Construction Engineering).
  • Project leader is required to be Grade One registered architect in China. For consortium, project leader must be staff from the leading member.
  • This project accepts consortium bidding, and the bidding partners in the consortium must meet the following requirements:
  1. If bidding by a consortium, the leading member must be class-A qualification/certificate or above in architecture design and construction industry (Construction Engineering).
  2. One consortium shall include no more than 2 members (including the leading member).
  3. Members of the consortium may not register individually or as part of another consortium.
  4. The consortium partners must sign a Consortium Agreement and clarify the head unit, 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 & Compensation


  • The fixed lump sum shall be CNY 11.874 million (about US$1,712,000) (tentative price for design cost).
  • The project offers compensation. The compensation standard is set as follows: No compensation for bid winner who will be issued with contract; CNY 220,000 (about US$31,700) for the bidders ranked No. 2 and 3 who entered the final evaluation stage but not the bid winner; CNY 100,000 (about US$14,400) for the bidders ranked No. 4, 5, 6 and 7 who confirmed as the formal bidders but failed to the final evaluation stage; and no compensation for the rests. The total compensation of CNY 840,000 (tax inclusive) (about US$121,000) shall be paid to unsuccessful bidders by the tenderee.
Winner Award of contract
The bidders ranked No.2 and 3 RMB 220,000 (about US$31,700) each
The bidders ranked No.4, 5, 6 and 7 RMB 100,000 (about US$14,420) each


Tender Schedule


Stage Date Item
Registration and Pre-qualification 2023.02.27-03.13

27th Feb—13th Mar 2023

Issue pre-qualification announcement and

accept registration

7th Mar 2023(before 17:00) Query deadline
10th Mar 2023(before 17:00) Clarification, amendment and answering period deadline
13th Mar 2023(before 17:00) Deadline of pre-qualification application document submission
21st -24th Mar 2023 Pre-qualification review & result notice
22nd Mar -4th Apr 2023 Shortlisted bidders submit original version of stamped Tender Participation Confirmation (e-signature & stamping accepted)
Design Competition Phase 22nd Mar 2023(Tentative) Release official tender document and design Brief
3rd Apr 2023(Tentative) Survey and Q&A session (meeting form to be notified separately)
25th Apr 2023(Tentative) Query deadline
28th Apr 2023(Tentatively) Clarification, amendment and answering period deadline
5th May 2023 (before 17:00)(Tentative) Design deliverables submission deadline
8th May 2023(Tentative) Scheme review (sealed bid)
Final Evaluation Phase undetermined 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.


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Announcement: Collection of Conceptual Proposal and In-depth Design for Grand Canal Future Art and Technology Center

Project Background

The Grand Canal Future Art and Technology Center project is located at the former Sinopec refinery site in the middle of Hangzhou Grand Canal New Town, in the core area of the northern part of Hangzhou city, and will build a public cultural center in the northern part of the city together with the Grand Jiang-hang Canal Museum in the south and the Ecological Art Island in the west, injecting sustainable development momentum into the north of the city and driving up the value of the north of the city. The Grand Canal Future Art and Technology Center project is positioned as a public cultural lounge of the city and a gathering place for future industries, with functionalities including the art and technology center, the international creative industry park, the arts and culture creative block, oil refinery park and other functions.

In 2020, six projects, including the Grand Canal Future Art and Technology Center, formed the “Grand Canal World Cultural Heritage Park”, which has be the only project in Zhejiang Province and successfully listed in the National Cultural Park Landmark Program. In order to further accelerate the planning and construction of the National Grand Canal Cultural Park with high quality, the world’s best design teams are invited to participate in the Collection of Conceptual Proposal and In-depth Design for Grand Canal Future Art and Technology Center from August 29, 2022.


Project location map


Planning Structure Plan

Project Overview

Project Title

Collection of Conceptual Proposal and In-depth Design for Grand Canal Future Art and Technology Center.


Scope of Work

The scope of work is divided into study area and design area (see the attached figure for details)

  • Study area: The study area is approximately 176 hectares. The designer needs to fully consider the overall coordination relationship between the Grand Canal Future Art and Technology Center project, the Grand Canal and the surrounding plots.
  • Design area: The design area is GS1002-41 plot, with a total land area of about 17.56 hectares. The designer is required to carry out the integrated design of architecture and landscape, implement functional planning projects and operational visions, build a functionally composite Grand Canal Future Art and Technology Center, and shape an art and cultural landmark architectural cluster representing the style and urban spirit of the core area of the Grand Canal National Park.


Figure of design area and study area


Project Design Conditions

Planning indicator: The nature of the land is park green space compatible with square green space and cultural facilities. The plot covers an area of 17.56 hectares, with a plot ratio of 0.9 (tentative, subject to the final approved urban control regulations). The building density is no more than 28%, the park area is no less than 8 hectares, the density of the open block road network is no less than 15%, and the pier management room is 2400 square meters.


Planning indicator list


Plot location


Project Design Content and Depth

  • Design content: The design content is to complete the overall conceptual plan of the Grand Canal Future Art and Technology Center project and the subsequent deepening of the plan design until the completion and acceptance of various cooperation guidance and technical support work. The bid winner shall provide not less than the following 7 professional service consultation (may be undertaken by the bid winner itself) to ensure the implementation of the plan, specifically: landscape, structure, mechanical and electrical (strong and weak electricity, water supply and drainage, HVAC, vertical traffic), curtain wall, floodlighting professional, logos and signs, and traffic.
  • Design depth: To complete the overall conceptual plan of the project during the collection stage; after winning the bid, to complete the deepening design of the architecture and landscape public space plan based on the clear conceptual plan and the technical guidance until the completion and acceptance of the project.



Eligibility Requirements

  1. Eligibility Requirements for Applicants
  • Domestic applicants are required to have Class A qualification for comprehensive engineering design, Class A qualification for construction industry (architectural engineering) design or Class A qualification for architectural design firms.
  • Overseas applicants are required to have legal business or design license in the country or region where they are located, have engaged in planning and design service business in China, and have similar design experience in domestic projects. Overseas design firms must have branches in China.
  • Participation by consortium with no more than 2 members is allowed in this project. Members of the consortium are not allowed to participate in this collection in any form again. In case of participation by consortium, it is encouraged to form consortium by professional architecture and landscape institutes.

Remarks: Two or more legal persons whose legal representatives are the same person, parent company, wholly-owned subsidiary and its holding company shall not register for the collection at the same time. For legal persons registered in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, please refer to the requirements of overseas applicants.

  1. Experience in the following projects is also required:

Since 2012, the applicant has undertaken the design of landmark public cultural buildings with a building area of not less than 20,000 square meters in Beta- and above cities released by GaWC in 2020.2.2 Since 2012, the applicant has undertaken the design of industrial office parks with a building area of not less than 50,000 square meters in Beta- and above cities released by GaWC in 2020.2.3 Since 2012, the applicant has undertaken the design of large public space landscape with a building area of not less than 30,000 square meters in Beta- and above cities released by GaWC in 2020.Domestic Beta- and above cities include: Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Taipei, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Tianjin, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Chongqing, Wuhan, Changsha, Xiamen, Zhengzhou, Shenyang, Xi’an, Dalian and Jinan.



Stage I: Online registration

  • All applicants must scan the following QR code or click the link to fill in the relevant application information before the application deadline of 16:00 on September 7, 2022. After successful registration, you will receive the “Guidance Manual for the Production of Application Documents”, which will be sent by the agency by email. Please check it in time.

QR code: Grand-Canal-Future-Art-and-Technology-Center-international-architectural-design-competition-3d-rendering-visualization-AIMIR


  • After successful registration, please submit the application materials in paper form (either by mail or on site). Each applicant shall submit the complete paper materials (either by mail or on site) to Xie Haining (Mobile: 13588039506), Room 1706, F17, West Building, Xiandai Zhiye Building, No. 42, Wenhui Road, Xiacheng District, Hangzhou before Beijing time 16:00 on September 9, 2022, and mark “the full name of the applicant – application materials – Conceptual Proposal and In-depth Design for Grand Canal Future Art and Technology Center” on the outer envelope. The time of delivery by mail shall be subject to signature for receipt.
  • This application is subject to the receipt of paper documents, and no late submission of application materials will be accepted. (Overseas applicants who can’t deliver the application materials within the specified time due to force majeure reasons such as COVID-19 can contact with the agency to discuss the solution separately.)

Stage II: Selection of applicants in two rounds. In the first round, a review panel will be formed by the Organizer to comprehensively evaluate the qualification, experience in similar projects, awards, introduction of chief creators and performance certificates of all the applicants, and the best 10 will be selected. In the second round, the soliciting units will organize the review committee to hear the design ideas and proposals of each unit, and finally select three finalists (three prospective finalists and three alternative candidates (subject to ranking)).

The shortlisted designers are expected to be announced at the end of September 2022, and the invitation and solicitation documents will be issued. The shortlisted designers are required to sign the competition agreement and confidentiality agreement for the “Conceptual Proposal and In-depth Design for Grand Canal Future Art and Technology Center”.

Stage III: Submission and evaluation of outcome documents. The shortlisted applicants shall submit the results within the specified time (about 60 days), and the Organizer will organize the evaluation and determine the ranking of the applicants in the expert evaluation stage.

Stage IV: Finally, the Organizer will set up a selection committee, and the selection committee will determine the final bid winner according to the recommendation of the expert panel and comprehensive analysis.



The prize is a one-time bonus paid to the shortlisted designers. In addition to the bid winner, the other two designers in the shortlisted stage will be awarded with bonus. Among them, the one with the higher expert review score will receive the design fees of RMB 1.8 million (including tax) (about US$260,800), and the other with the lower expert review score will receive the design fees of RMB 1.6 million (including tax) (about US$231,830). The design fees of the bid winner are included in the service consultation contract and will not be paid separately. If the final proposal submitted by the shortlisted designers fails to meet the requirements of the design specification after evaluation, the Organizer may not pay remuneration.


Other Requirements

  1. All correspondence and documents involved in this collection shall be written in Chinese.
  2. Taxes arising from the design fees received by the designer and all costs incurred in the collection process shall be borne by the applicants.
  3. The design achievements submitted shall remain original and shall not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, otherwise the consequences arising therefrom shall be borne by the applicant, and the Organizer reserves the right to pursue and claim compensation.



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Announcement: Feilong Lake Conceptual Urban Design International Solicitation

Announcement: Feilong Lake Conceptual Urban Design International Solicitation


Taizhou City’s the Fourteenth Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development and Outline of Long-term Goals for 2035 mentioned: Taizhou will speed up the second urbanization, the construction of provincial open high energy center city. To promote the central city to the development pattern of “integration of three districts and two cities”, and enhance the primacy of the central city as a municipal political, economic, cultural and scientific innovation center, therefore, to speed up the central rise, the development of urban integration is a matter of Taizhou significant global strategy, is also a major proposition throughout the course of the Taizhou urbanization, the future from the “based on the new stage of development, carry out the new development concept and build a new development pattern of high quality to promote urban integration development, as well as creating better city life. Feilong Lake eco-area is the geometric center of Taizhou city, and is also the core of ecological green heart block. The planning area is about 28 square kilometers with rich in ecological resources, such as: mountain-lake-farmland-grass-forest.The feilong Lake area is not only the “green lung”of Taizhou city but also the bonding area of Jiaojiang,-Huangyan-Luqiao districts. It is also the indispensable landscape context during the urbanization process of Taizhou city with unique location advantage and strategic position.

In order to meet the requirements of the high-point positioning of the project, the urban design plan adopts the international solicitation method, which aims to solicit forward-looking, innovative and implementable design solutions from top design institutions at home and abroad.


Organizing units

Organizer: Taizhou natural resources and planning bureau; Zhejiang Luqiao Feilong Investment and Development Co., Ltd; China Eco-City Research Institute Co., Ltd


Design Scope

The design scope of this project is divided into three levels: research scope, conceptual urban design scope and core area deepening design scope.

  • The research scope: Making comprehensive analysis and research on the ecological pattern of urban landscape, the linkage of surrounding functions and landscape features from a wider scope, including surrounding mountains, water systems, urban corridors and important urban functional plates. The scope can be determined by the applicant based on its understanding.
  • Conceptual urban design scope: north to the mountain, south to Nanguan River, east to Fortune Avenue, west to Huangyan, with a total area of about 28 square kilometers.
  • Core area detail design: 14.71 square kilometers.


Figure 1: planning and design scope


Design Goals

  • Build Bonding Area of three districts

Acting as the core of Taizhou’s urban green heart, Feilong Lake Ecological Zone is the “geometric center” of Taizhou’s central urban area. The target of this design is to clarify the role of the Feilong Lake area in the development of the entire Taizhou city as well as the development orientation and strategy of the area based on the study of ecological background of Feilong Lake area,Function linkage with surrounding land, transportation connection, continuation of the urban context, spatial integration and image enhancement. Thus, makes Feilong Lake Ecological Zone a link for the development of the three zones, accelerates the integration of urban areas, and creates an urban living room in the era of Taizhou’s ecological civilization to welcome guests from all over the world.

  • Build Sample of Eco-Smart City

Urban design should rely on the development experience of low-carbon smart cities around the world and plan low-carbon smart new cities with high standards such as “green intelligence, water-city integration, high-quality supporting facilities, high efficiency and convenience, and system innovation”. According to the construction requirements of new urbanization, this design should take full advantage of the high-quality background resources of “mountains, lakes, forests, fields and grasses” in the Feilong Lake area, improving the urban landscape layout, and use the development experience of low-carbon smart cities around the world. In order to carry out the construction of ecological civilization pilot area, widen the transformation channel of green water and green mountains into invaluable assets, establish and improve the value realization mechanism of ecological products, and explore and improve the gross ecosystem product (GEP) accounting with Zhejiang characteristics. The application system will comprehensively create a model for the future construction of Shanshui Ecological Smart City.

  • Build Origin of Innovation Drive

The design has to implement the requirements of “Taizhou Bay Science and Technology Innovation Corridor” and “Development Plan for the Science and Technology Innovation Ecosphere Around Feilong Lake”. Closely follow the keywords of “science and technology innovation, future-driven, people-oriented”, relying on the ecological background and traffic location of Feilong Lake. Advantages, coordinate the layout of scientific and technological innovation infrastructure, and build the ecological circle of science and technology innovation around Feilong Lake into the main position of road and bridge technology innovation, an important part of Taizhou Bay science and technology innovation corridor, and an important node of the scientific and technological innovation community in the Yangtze River Delta, and strive to build a road and bridge-based scientific and technological innovation community. , Facing Taizhou, leading the highland of science and technology innovation in the Yangtze River Delta region.

  • Build Benchmark of Common Prosperity

The design should adhere to the people-centered, build a sustainable development model with five dimensions of “ecology + culture + innovation + wisdom + good governance”, and focus on the four major themes of ecological environment, urban construction, leisure tourism, and livability,creating the new name card of the city, which is “people-city-scenery” integration. Thus, build the benchmark of “High-quality and efficient economy”, “rich and prosperous life”, “spiritual self-confidence and self-improvement”, “environmentally livable and suitable for business” national common prosperity pilot demonstration area.


Design content

The design content is divided into three parts: conceptual urban design, core area urban design and special research.


A. Conceptual Urban Design

  • General Target Position

Systematically analyze and evaluate the overall urban planning, development strategy planning and other upper-level plans, combined with the overall national land and space planning (2020-2035) in preparation, and propose the functional orientation and development goals of the Feilong Lake area. In the formulation of positioning and goals, it is necessary to fully consider the role of Feilong Lake area in the overall development of Taizhou city, and coordinate the functional linkage with the surrounding areas.

  • Ecological Environment Protection

From the perspective of regional ecological pattern protection, combined with the current water network system, to focus on constructing the great ecological spatial pattern of mountains and waters in the Feilong Lake area. Combined with the sorting out of the ecological patches of the site, to construct the overall ecological security pattern of Feilong Lake area, to clarify the flood control and drainage system and vertical requirements of the site in Feilong Lake area, to anchor the ecological floor, and build a “resilient and safe” ecologically friendly urban and rural space. Using advanced ecological construction concepts and practical ecological governance technologies to come out with methods for ecological protection and quality improvement.

  • Industrial Development Guidance

Guided by building a “future city benchmark”, centering on the development concepts of “innovation +”, “wisdom +” and “green +”, referring to the industrial development experience of the same type of lake area in domestic and overseas, estimating the future industrial development trend, and formulating the industry of Feilong Lake area Development goals, to clarify the types of leading industries, and put forward government support policy recommendations. In addition, it is necessary to properly handle the relationship between “industry” and “environment”, paying attention to the coordinated development of industrial functions and landscape environment, cultivating an industrial system in which the innovation chain and industrial chain advance together, and create “landscape charm”, “exquisite style” and “modern” The future industrial scene that resonates with the wind.

  • Land Layout Optimization

On the basis of fully connecting relevant plans, according to the target positioning, combined with characteristic resources and industrial layout, the general idea of land use layout optimization in Feilong Lake area is put forward, the key points of land use layout optimization are summarized, and the areas that need to be adjusted are identified to guide the next step. ed.

  • Comprehensive Traffic Planning

On the basis of fully analyzing the existing planning and regional positioning, the current situation of the area and the planned road traffic are sorted out, and the development goals and overall strategies of urban comprehensive traffic are proposed. Focusing on building a comprehensive transportation system that is low-carbon, green, efficient and accessible, with diverse features and smart empowerment. Improving the traffic travel structure and put forward the index control requirements for green traffic. Building a quick connection with the S1 line of the urban railroad to improve traffic accessibility. Within the Feilong Lake area, the characteristics of the site should be combined to create a characteristic slow traffic system that echoes the mountains and rivers throughout the whole area, combined with the space around the lake and the current water system to create an urban greenway, combined with water traffic to build a blue way system, combined with surrounding mountain trails to form the peak scenic road, and finally formed a slow traffic system of “three roads fusion”, and proposed a plan for the section setting of the road.

  • Open Space Organization

Making full use of the large open space pattern of the site behind the mountain and the lake, and combine the layout of main public facilities to build a complete open space system, and clarify the location, scope and function of important open spaces such as squares, streets, park green spaces, and waterfront spaces. Through the revival of waterfront space, characteristic public spaces such as waterfront neighborhoods, waterfront markets, and waterfront nodes will be created, and organically integrated into a large public open space system.

  • Overall City Form

The overall form of the city follows the general principle of “small and medium scale, low height, and medium density”, creating a soothing, open and harmonious spatial form as a whole, forming a great integration of the city and the landscape. The design should focus on controlling the building height, volume, style and interface continuity around the lake, and properly handle the relationship between development and construction, and the ecological background. Comprehensively determining the zoning guidance of the urban style, and putting forward control requirements for the volume, style, and color of the building, to form an integrated and distinctive urban style. At the same time, it is necessary to put forward control requirements for important areas, important interfaces, the height relationship of landmark buildings, and landscape viewing corridors.

  • Underground Space

Comprehensive consideration should be given to the comprehensive utilization of underground space, emphasizing unified planning, unified development, hierarchical utilization, and interconnection between the ground and underground. The design should strengthen the comprehensive research on underground space and promote the intensive and economical use of space resources. It is necessary to coordinate comprehensive functions such as underground pipe gallery facilities, rail transit and underground roads, and optimize vertical design and three-dimensional space development. For the land around the rail transit station, the overall development should be considered in combination with the station, with clear functions and layered guidance.

  • Future Scenario Study

Actively responding to the spirit of Zhejiang Province’s high-quality development goals and creating a demonstration model for Taizhou’s “future community”. According to the “139” top-level design requirements, around the construction of 9 major future scenarios, rationally arrange the future community construction in the area to form a “global future community”. Focus on creating “10” application scenarios such as neighborhood, education, health, culture, low carbon, production, construction, transportation, wisdom, and governance to achieve the goal of common prosperity.

  • Implementation Strategy Recommendation

According to the principle of “unified planning and phased implementation”, to implement the project implementation strategy and phase, and staged development plan, and forming a project database and schedule. To decide for the overall construction, including the overall planning of various infrastructures (such as road traffic, municipal pipelines, public facilities, emergency disaster prevention, sanitation facilities, etc.), and propose operational strategies and measures for phased implementation.


B. Core Area Further Design

Under the guidance of the conceptual urban design, carrying out the deepening design work of the core area. Based on the conclusions of the conceptual urban design, focusing on the urban space form and environmental landscape, the urban style, public space, environmental landscape, waterfront interface, building complex and etc., to carry out in-depth research to create a high-quality urban space environment that meets urban functions, has good spatial scale, meets aesthetic requirements, and reflects style and characteristics, and proposes the total development volume and related planning control indicators. The urban design part includes but is not limited to the following main contents:

  • Design Target

According to the overall target positioning proposed by the conceptual urban design, the development goals and image positioning of the core area are researched and proposed, and the design goals and concepts of this area are put forward in combination with the natural environment, historical and cultural characteristics and current development reality.

  • Landscape Element Guidance

Combined with the regional landscape relationship and spatial pattern, design goals and concepts, and based on the analysis of land use and road traffic, the distribution, spatial form and style features of various spatial landscape elements (such as landscape centers, landscape nodes and landscape axes) are analyzed and an optimization plan is proposed. Combined with the functional characteristics of the plate, different types of landscape areas are delineated.

  • Land Use and facility distribution

Based on planning research, fully connecting the built land with the planned and compiled plans, optimizing and deepen the layout of land use, implementing major city-level facilities, and putting forward the basic idea of “four-line” control and layout. Public supporting facilities should reflect the relevant requirements of future communities and industrial communities.

  • Road Transit Planning

On the basis of the conclusion of overall comprehensive traffic optimization, to forecast the development of traffic demand in the core area, to optimize the urban road network system with the design concept of dense road network in small blocks, and to propose optimization suggestions for road sections in combination with road functions;

Focusing on the research on the connection plan with the rail S1 line, putting forward suggestions on public transportation routes and stations, and carrying out the overall planning of ground and underground transportation at the same time, so as to seamlessly connect with the traffic of the surrounding functional areas.

  • Open Space and Ped&Bike System

Fully protecting and utilizing the natural environment, focusing on parks, green spaces, squares, and characteristic streets, and building characteristic open spaces and slow-moving systems. And according to the characteristics of the water body, coastal functions and flood control requirements, the type of shoreline is divided, and the waterfront space and environmental landscape are organized and designed.

  • Architecture Cluster Relation and Architectural Form

Combined with the important nodes of urban design, the urban texture research is carried out, focusing on the architectural group layout relationship of public buildings. Because of comprehensive research on functions, formats, construction capacity, etc., the building height and detailed zoning in the area are determined to form recognizable building morphological characteristics.

  • Environmental Landscape Facilities and Lighting

Taking the environmental landscape facilities in the urban public environment as the design focus, the general idea of improving the artistry of the urban public environment is put forward, and the public space guide system is organized. At the same time, combined with the regional lighting system, the general idea of night scene lighting in the area is put forward.

  • Green Space System Planning

Based on conforming to the development pattern of urban space, integrating the concept of park city construction, forming a multi-level urban blue-green network, and constructing a characteristic blue-green space covering the whole area, connecting important nodes, high-quality and high-level. Organizing and optimizing public activity passages such as the slow-moving system and slow-moving blocks, and creating a convenient, safe, comfortable and beautiful slow-moving system and pleasant places in the area.


C. Monographic Study

  • Ecology Monographic Study

Doing the status of the placement work,investigation of the current situation, promote the analysis of environmental capacity and ecological suitability, clarify the favorable factors, restrictive factors and interrelationships of the affect in the sustainable development and progress , economy, ecology and society within the planning scope. Adhere to “ecological priority, moderate development”, and in accordance with the principle of coordinating the sustainable utilization of ecological resources with economic and social development, put forward measures and plans for ecological construction, making research of ecological building, ecological landscape mining, ecological community layout, and formulate the overall goal of ecological planning , Phased construction indicators (short-term, medium-term, long-term), and establish a planning indicator system. At the same time, Combine the current ecological resource endowment, make full use of farmland, wetland, nursery and other characteristic resources to create a abundant and diversified ecological landscape integrating mountains and lakes.

  • Industry Monographic Study

On the basis of the research the industrial development current characteristics of Taizhou, certain the potential and trend of transformation and development, the landscape ecological background resources are featured, and the construction of Taizhou Bay Science and Technology Corridor is taken as the basis. Opportunities, centering on the development concepts of “innovation +”, “wisdom +” and “green +”, make a study and judgment on the future industrial development direction of Feilong Lake area, formulate the industrial development goals of Feilong Lake area, clarify the type of leading industries, Making demand forecasts based on land use scale.

Comprehensively consider the coexistence and integration of multiple industries, plan the transformation of industries to ecological industries, promote the harmony between man and nature, and the coordinated development of economy and environment, from the pursuit of one-dimensional economic growth or nature protection to wealth (growth and accumulation of economic and ecological assets) ), health (human physical and mental health and the health of ecosystem service functions and metabolic processes), civilization (material, spiritual and ecological civilization) trinity of complex ecological prosperity.


Time plan

Note: If the time plan be adjusted, it will be notified separately.



Qualification Requirements of Applicants

The applicant (hereinafter referred to as the “Applicant”) shall be a legally registered legal entity or a project consortium consisting of legally registered legal entities (no more than 3 member institutions).

Applicants should have the relevant qualifications and abilities to undertake this project (at least accordding with one of the following conditions)

  • Applicants within the territory of the People’s Republic of China provide proof materials that can prove that they have professional and technical ability to undertake urban planning, landscape design, and architectural design, such as Grade A qualifications for urban and rural planning;
  • Planning and design institutions outside the territory of the People’s Republic of China shall have a practice license or business license for urban planning, landscape design or architectural design related majors in accordance with the administrative regulations of their own country or region. The qualification requirements of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan design institutions refer to the provisions on the qualification requirements of overseas design institutions.



  • 1 first prize, 1.5 million yuan (including tax) (about US$217,190), 15 days of program integration and deepening, deepening cost of 500,000 yuan (about US$72,400).
  • 1 second prize, 1.2 million yuan (including tax) (about US$173,757);
  • 1 third prize, 1 million yuan (including tax) (about US$144,800);


Please send the prequalification documents to the designated place before 18:00 Beijing time on September 8, 2022, with further notice at the designated location (the pre-registration unit will be sent through the pre-registration mailbox), and send the electronic version of the prequalification documents to the e-mail address:

For related matters, please consult WeChat: Ms. Hu: Phone: 13032266490: Email:

Counseling time: (Monday to Friday 9:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00)

The team of Professor Shen Lei of China Eco-City Research Institute is the first city-level team of the Planners in China. As an innovative practitioner and promoter of the chief division model in China, Professor Shen Lei’s team focuses on the whole process management of urban planning and construction and the research development of green ecological city products, builds a professional planning and construction management platform of “planning management, background research, implementation of general control, and resource introduction”, and continues to provide the government with the whole process, all elements and all-round technical support for the development of high-quality urban planning and construction.


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Invitation to Tender丨 Whole Process Design for CUHK – Shenzhen School of Medicine (Bid I and Bid II)

Invitation to Tender丨 Whole Process Design for CUHK – Shenzhen School of Medicine (Bid I and Bid II)

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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Architectural Schematic Design Tendering of AAC Technologies Shenzhen Houhai Headquarters Project

Architectural Schematic Design Tendering of AAC Technologies Shenzhen Houhai Headquarters Project

This project is located at the southeast side of the intersection between Zhongxin Road and Chuangye Road in Houhai CBD, Nanshan District, Shenzhen City, with a land parcel of T107-0091. The land is in the central core area of Houhai, Nanshan District, with complete transport and supporting facilities around, and this area is gathered with headquarters of many famous companies. The project land area is 4596.65m2, the construction land area is 4596.65m2, and the building height limit is 100m, with a podium height ≤18m.

Work Content

The content of this tender is the planning and architectural design of AAC Technologies Shenzhen Headquarters Project. The scope of design service of the winner includes:  overall planning within the project land boundary, architectural schematic design (plans, elevations, sections, node details, etc., which should meet the requirements of specialty design institution and construction application for government approval to ensure its feasibility. The content of architectural design shall reach the extent of design development), façade extended design, cooperation for construction application, architectural extended design development, construction drawing design review, and cooperation in the construction process; conceptual scheme design for the fine decoration of interior key areas (lobby, elevator hall, canteen, typical floor), and conceptual scheme design of an exterior landscape. The final work is subject to the Tender Document and Design Contract.

Registration Requirements

1.Full open application is adopted for this tender, and the independent registered design agencies qualified as legal persons from home and abroad with relevant design experience can make applications. The consortium is accepted, with no more than two consortium members, and it’s not allowed for consortium members to make separate applications in its own name or through a consortium with another design agency. No application of individuals or combination of individuals is accepted.

2.The designers participating in the bidding shall be registered personnel of the design agencies. Chief designers shall be persons who have led several projects of the same type and must directly participate in the whole bidding and make scheme presentations as per review requirements. The chief design team must have fixed personnel. If main designers need to be changed, prior written agreement from the Tenderee must be obtained. In order to ensure that the project designers have an accurate understanding of the regional background of China and the related requirements, the project designees shall have at least one person fluent in Chinese.

3.The applicant shall submit a prequalification application document as per the requirement of Tender Document.


This tender is divided into three stages:1st stage: Application and prequalification stage;

2nd stage: Scheme review stage; 3rd stage: Bid award stage.

1.First stage – Application and prequalification stage

The government department in charge will set up the prequalification committee according to law, The prequalification committee will comprehensively review the application materials of the open applicants, with the review content including their industrial reputation, achievements, awards, proposed design team, etc. It will select the top 5 to enter the second stage and also select 2 alternative agencies (with ranking) that will replace in order any of the 5 shortlisted agencies that quit the second stage.

2.Second Stage – Scheme Review Stage

5 shortlisted bidders and voluntary participants must submit the deliverables meeting the requirements of the Design Brief. Bidders shall draw lots and according to the sequence, the project leader or chief designer shall make a schematic design presentations and answer questions from the experts. The scheme review committee will adopt an open ballot round-by-round elimination method to select after full discussion non-ranking top 2 winning candidates to enter the bid award stage.

3.Third Stage – Bid Award Stage

The Tenderee will review the deliverables of the top two winning candidates as recommended by the scheme review committee. Based on the full respect on the professional review result of the review committee, according to the result of commercial bid, combined with such factors as cost, construction period, and technology, the Tenderee will give ranking to the winning candidates, and it will determine the winner of the bid.

Note: All the time mentioned is Beijing time. The Tenderee reserves the right to adjust the schedule due to the Client’s operation or government work arrangement. Any change will be notified 7 days in advance.


The bidder will make a quotation based on the architectural scheme and tender document, with a total price of no more than RMB6 million.


1.Design compensation: The bid winner will get the design contract, without any design compensation; the other unsuccessful candidate in the bid award stage will get RMB500,000 design compensation, and the remaining three failed bidders will get RMB300,000 design compensation each (tax inclusive).

2.If the voluntary participant is the bid winner, it will be awarded the design contract of this project; otherwise, the Tenderee will not pay any design compensation to it.

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