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Call for Entries: International Competition for Urban Design of Huanggang Port Area at Shenzhen Park of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone

Call for Entries: International Competition for Urban Design of Huanggang Port Area at Shenzhen Park of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone

This announcement is hereby issued for the International Competition for Urban Design of Huanggang Port Area at Shenzhen Park of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone. Excellent design agencies at home and abroad are invited to join. We desire to solicit the most creative design scheme with the international vision and high standards.

I. Project Name

International Competition for Urban Design of Huanggang Port Area at Shenzhen Park of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone

II. Project Location

Huanggang Port Area at Shenzhen Park of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone is located in the southern border area of Futian District, facing Hong Kong across Shenzhen River, and adjoining Huanggang Port Integrated Hub and Futian Port to the west and Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park (Hong Kong Park of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone) to the east.

III. Time

Before 15:00 on April 23, 2020, submit the pre-qualification application document to (or express delivery): 25F, Changfu Center, Futian District, Shenzhen, recipient: Ms. Xu +86 13601448675 / Mr.Li + 86 15986609870.
At the same time, please log on to the website: http://106.52.245.156/ to register the application information.

IV. Host

Host: Shenzhen Investment Holdings Co., Ltd.
Organizer: Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone Development Co., Ltd.
Contact Information:
Mr. Huang + 86 15818687929 (9:00-18:00 Monday to Friday Beijing time)
Mr. Li + 86 15986609870(9:00-18:00 Monday to Friday Beijing time)
Email: [email protected]

V. Project Overview

The Project plans to solicit urban design philosophies and detailed design schemes that are eco-friendly, flexible, intensive, and implementable from the world. According to Shenzhen’s mission to build itself into a pilot demonstration area of socialism with Chinese characteristics and the development background of cooperation in constructing the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (“GBA”), the Project aims to base Shenzhen-Hong Kong cooperation to focus on basic research and original innovation and build an GBA-leading Shenzhen-Hong Kong cooperation demonstration zone and national comprehensive science center pilot area with international vision and world-leading standards to guide Shenzhen’s high-quality development.

The urban design scope is divided into the study coordination scope and detailed design scope; wherein, the study coordination scope is Loop Area C, including Futian Port, Huanggang Port, existing Passenger Clearance Area and Cargo Inspection Area, existing port residential district, and Chiwei Village, etc., with an area of 1.67km²; the detailed design scope includes the existing Huanggang Port Cargo Inspection Area, existing port residential district, and plots around Huanggang Port, with an area of about 0.91km².

Design Scope of the Project (study coordination scope: 1.67km², detailed design scope: 0.91km²)
Design Scope of the Project (study coordination scope: 1.67km², detailed design scope: 0.91km²)

VI. Design Contents

6.1 Work Contents at the Urban Design Scheme Competition Stage
Work contents include but are not limited to the following contents: the overall planning and design thoughts for Huanggang Port Area, overall structure, spatial layout, public space design, urban landscape design, conceptual architectural design of key nodes, three-dimensional shape design and development intensity arrangement, comprehensive traffic design, three-dimensional slow traffic system and underground space organization, etc. (see the Competition Requirements for the details).

6.2 Work Contents at the Results Development Stage
The results development work needs to consider the suggestions in other excellent design schemes and coordinate with each special discipline in the Implementation Plan for Overall Planning of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone to form the optimized results of the urban design of Huanggang Port Area at Shenzhen Park of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone. Such results shall meet the urban design content requirements for important areas.

VII. Requirements for Registration

7.1 The pre-qualification will adopt the method of “invitation + public application” where the Host will invite alternative entities and shortlist 5 therefrom, and at the same time, it will release an announcement worldwide to publicly solicit creativity from professional design agencies and then shortlist 10 from the applying entities through pre-qualification to enter Stage II – Urban Design Scheme Competition together with the 5 invited entities.
The list of the 5 invited entities is as follows (in no particular order):

  1. OMA Asia (Hong Kong) Limited;
  2. MAD Architects
    Arup International Consultants (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    China Academy of Urban Planning & Design;
  3. Morphosis Architects;
  4. Grimshaw Architects;
  5. Zaha Hadid Limited

7.2 Requirements for Public Application
7.2.1
Any design agency (independent legal person) with relevant design experience at home and abroad can apply for participating in the Project. A consortium is also allowed, but its member cannot exceed 3, and each member of the consortium shall not further apply alone or join another consortium with other design agencies to apply. Applications of individuals and teams of individuals are not accepted.

7.2.2 A design agency (consortium) with the following project experience will be given priority to:

  1. Experience in designing international science parks;
  2. Experience in the urban design of key urban areas;
  3. Experience in the urban design of port areas.

7.2.3 Designers participating in the Project shall be registered personnel of design agencies.

7.2.4 Applying design agencies (consortia) shall provide pre-qualification documents according to the requirements of the Competition Document, which include application documents and conceptual proposal. See 6. Requirements for Pre-qualification Application Documents for the detailed preparation requirements.

VIII. Competition Rules (including schedule)

The Project proceeds in three stages: Stage I – Pre-qualification, Stage II – Urban Design Scheme Competition, and Stage III – Results Development.

Stage I – Pre-qualification
The pre-qualification will adopt the method of “invitation + public application” where the Host will invite alternative entities and shortlist 5 therefrom, and at the same time, it will release an announcement worldwide to publicly solicit creativity from professional design agencies and then shortlist 10 from the applying entities through pre-qualification to enter Stage II – Urban Design Scheme Competition together with the 5 invited entities.

Stage II – Urban Design Scheme Competition
The Host will organize the 15 shortlisted design agencies (consortia) to conduct site survey and Q&A. The Host will provide detailed basic design data after the Letter of Participation Confirmation and Non-Disclosure Agreement are signed. The 15 design agencies (consortia) will receive the corresponding competition bonus after they submit deliverables that meet related requirements. Review experts will select 3 (without ranking) winning schemes from the 15 design schemes and recommend them to the Host.

Stage III – Results Development
The Host will study and determine the rankings of the winners on the basis of fully respecting the experts’ review opinions. The design agency (consortium) ranking first will conduct the results development as the technical consultant of the Project and subsequently organize 3-4 results development workshops (the specific number subject to the realities of the Project), and the second-prize winners shall send their project leaders and main designers to participate in the workshops.

If the design agency (consortium) ranking first is not qualified to be ranked first or fail to continue to participate in the subsequent work due to its reasons (for example, it gives up the qualification to be ranked first, cannot perform the contract not due to force majeure or is found to have illegal acts that have affected the ranking results), the Host may communicate with other winners to separately determine the entity to participate in the subsequent work.

Competition Schedule

☆ All the time is subject to Beijing time. The Host reserves the right to adjust the schedule. Any schedule adjustment will be notified to design agencies (consortia) by the Host via mail.

IX. Bonus

Design agencies (consortia) that meet the design requirements upon review by experts will receive the followings according to their ranking:

  • RMB 5 million for the first prize (1);
  • RMB 3 million for each winner of the second prize (2);
  • RMB 2 million for each winner of the third prize (3);
  • RMB 1.20 million for each winner of the fourth prize (9).

X. Design Fee

The entity winning the first prize in this international competition will continue to participate in the subsequent development and consulting of the Project, and the fee for the subsequent work is RMB 2 million.

XI. Inquiry of Information

Official Download Website of Competition Materials:
https://www.szdesigncenter.org/design_competitions/5385

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Cite: Milly Mo. "Call for Entries: International Competition for Urban Design of Huanggang Port Area at Shenzhen Park of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone" 03 Apr 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/936906/call-for-entries-international-competition-for-urban-design-of-huanggang-port-area-at-shenzhen-park-of-shenzhen-hong-kong-science-and-technology-innovation-cooperation-zone/> ISSN 0719-8884

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