The project intends to build a national badminton training center, an arena for top-level badminton games, as well as a new platform for the integrated development of national fitness, culture, sports and tourism.
The open call of the International Tender for Architectural Design of Shenzhen Pingshan Sports Park has been released. Design teams from all over the world are welcomed to participate in this international tender!
The timetable, requirements of the concept proposal for the pre-qualification phase and other information have been released on the Shenzhen Public Resources Trading Website. Please visit the link below to download the Design Brief, the Pre-qualification Document, etc. The Tender Information Session (Online) will be held on January 16, 16:30-17:30. If interested, please check out how to participate in the article below.
01 Project Background
Pingshan District in Shenzhen acts as an important node for the eastward development of Shenzhen. However, the eastern part of Shenzhen lacks large-scale cultural and sports complexes and supporting service facilities. The project aims to address the shortcoming of uneven distribution of large-scale cultural and sports facilities in Shenzhen, as well as reaching higher level of national fitness and meeting the recreational and fitness needs of the public. It is proposed to build a sports park featuring “badminton” as the theme, and to construct a National Badminton Training Center integrating practice, scientific research and training.
The host is People's Government of Pingshan District, and the tenderee is Bureau of Public Works of Pingshan District. The co-organizer is Position Architecture Co., Ltd, Shenzhen.
02 Project Positioning
1. The project will pursue high standards and quality in terms of planning, construction, and operation. It aims to build an important arena which is capable of accommodating multiple high-level sporting events, including top-level international badminton games.
2. The project is planned to be built into a distinctive sports park featuring "badminton" as the theme, integrating programs such as international sports exchange, emerging sports experience, professional sports and cultural seminars, etc.
3. The project intends to become a new paradigm for the integrated development of cultural, sports and tourism industries in Shenzhen.
03 Design Principles
This project encourages designers to conduct in-depth analyses of site conditions, surrounding environment and target users, and to propose reasonable design schemes. Designers should consider usage scenarios for different groups and various activities, focusing on the technical requirements of National Badminton Training Center, as well as different demands during closed training period for national badminton teams and non-training period, in-season and off-season of sports games. Design proposals should adhere to the following principles:
The design should strictly adhere to the principle of economic practicality, adopt suitable structure forms and materials, and strike a balance between aesthetics and practicality.
Professionalism in Arena Design
The arena design should consider the requirements of international top-level games for badminton and other sports, providing a professional competition environment and state-of-the-art facilities. The arena should meet the demands of accommodating various large-scale activities, such as competitions, conferences, exhibitions and performances.
The design should emphasize coordination with the surrounding elements such as city blocks, existing buildings and natural landscapes to create a harmonious relationship. The sports facilities should meet the sports and cultural activity demands of the surrounding community. It is also important to meet the needs of different age groups and interest communities, creating a diversified, pleasant and open environment for community sharing.
Ecology and Sustainability
Design should adhere to the principles of green ecology and sustainable development, and use eco-friendly materials and energy-saving technologies such as PEDF technology according to local conditions.
04 Project Overview
The project site is located in the Shahu Community of Biling Sub-district, Pingshan District, Shenzhen. The site is within a triangular plot on the northwest of the intersection of Jinlong Boulevard and Zhenbi Road. The site area covers 135197 square meters, planned with a gross floor area of approximately 209000 square meters. The main construction content includes a 15000-seat sports arena, 100 indoor badminton courts, the National Badminton Training Center, a national fitness center (including a natatorium, a multi-functional badminton sports hall, sports training services, etc.), outdoor sports fields and supporting services.
The surrounding road condition is well-developed, and the site features excellent scenic conditions, with Dashanpi Reservoir to the east, Maluan Mountain Country Park to the south, and Tangkeng Water Park to the north.
The surroundings are mainly residential areas and industrial parks, with abundant educational resources. The plot on the east is currently occupied by Nanfang Zhongji Eastern Logistics, which will be planned for residential use in the future. Most of the northeastern side is occupied by residential communities. There are currently no development plans for the reserved land opposite the north side of the site.
Visit the link below to see the panorama of the site.
05 Tender Procedure
The tender adopts the form of “open procedure”, which is conducted in 3 phases: pre-qualification, design competition and final evaluation. The remuneration will be received by the qualified shortlisted bidders that fail to win in this tender.
Phase I: Pre-qualification PhaseThe entrant is required to submit a concept proposal and the Company Profile and Credit Files. The submission of the concept proposal should be limited to A3 booklets with 5 single-sided pages and 2 pieces of A1 design boards. The evaluation of Phase I consists of two steps.
Step I: The submitted concept proposals for evaluation will be "anonymous". The Pre-qualification Panel will only evaluate the valid concept proposals, and select 10 entrants (without ranking) to enter Step II by open ballot (round-by-round voting).
Step II: The anonymity will be lifted. The Pre-qualification Panel will comprehensively evaluate submissions from the 10 entrants selected in Step I. The submissions for evaluation include concept proposals, relevant experiences and proposed design team members. The concept proposal will be the dominant factor in the evaluation, while the team composition and the experiences will be auxiliary factors.The panel will select 5 shortlisted bidders (hereinafter referred to as “bidder”, without ranking) and 2 alternative entrants (with ranking) by open ballot (round-by-round voting). If any of the bidders withdraws within 7 days after receiving the Tender Document, 2 alternative entrants will replace in ranking order.
Phase II: Design Competition Phase
In Phase II, design submissions for evaluation will be “non-anonymous”. The project leader or chief designer must conduct a presentation and interview during the Design Evaluation Meeting. The Design Evaluation Panel shall conduct a detailed review with full discussions on design submissions from bidders. The Design Evaluation Panel will vote by open ballot (round-by-round voting) to determine 3 finalists (without ranking). The remaining 2 bidders will receive the Shortlist Awards.
Phase III: Final Evaluation Phase
The Final Evaluation Panel shall determine 1 winner from the 3 finalists (without ranking) which recommended by the Design Evaluation Panel. The design contract shall be signed with the winner; the other 2 finalists will receive the Excellence Awards.
06 Tender Scope
The tender scope (design service) will cover the full process, all design phases and all disciplines of the project design within the site boundary and ancillary works outside the boundary.
The detailed work content is subject to the signed design contract.
07 Design Fee and Remuneration
The total design fee is tentatively set at RMB 53300000 (tax inclusive), which consists of the design fee of RMB 49302700 (tentative) for the winner and the remuneration of RMB 4000000 in total. The total design fee includes the engineering design fee (excluding budget estimation), as-built drawings preparation fee, BIM consulting service fee and green building consulting fee.
The awards and remuneration (tax inclusive) are set as follows:
08 Eligibility Requirements
This tender adopts the method of pre-qualification. The entrant must be a domestic or overseas legally registered company / partnership enterprise / other organization. The application from an individual or a group of individuals is not accepted. The application from a consortium entrant (hereinafter referred to as consortium) is accepted, and the specific qualification requirements are as follows:
1. The entrant must have a Class-A Qualification Certificate in Architectural Industry (Architectural Engineering) or a higher qualification certificate. For a consortium, at least one of the members must meet the above requirement on the qualification.
2. One consortium consists of no more than 2 members (including the leading member).
3. If an overseas company forms a consortium with a domestic company, the domestic company should be the leading member of the consortium, and must have a Class-A Qualification Certificate in Architectural Industry (Architectural Engineering) or a higher qualification certificate.
4. Each member of the consortium should not apply alone or participate in another consortium.
5. The project leader is required to be a Class 1 Registered Architect in China. For a consortium, the project leader must be a staff from the leading member.
09 Concept Proposal for the Pre-qualification Phase
The concept proposal shall provide original ideas according to the interpretation of all information in the Design Brief. The contents of the concept proposal should focus on understanding design principles and proposing overall strategies, in which architectural layout, massing relations and usage strategies could be presented. Suggested contents are as follows:
1. Proposal name and design concept;
2. Overall planning and functional layout;
3. Building opening strategies and usage analysis in different periods (closed training period and non-training period, in-season and off-season of sports games);
4. Conceptual drawings of buildings;
5. Other contents expressing the characteristics of the proposal.
Note: Conceptual drawings and analysis diagrams can be hand sketches.
Pre-qualification Application Documents Submission Deadline: 18:00 (UTC+8) February 21 (Wednesday), 2024
The timetable for this tender is as below. Further notice will be given if there is any change.
11 Tender Information Session (Online)
An online Tender Information Session will be held in order to give the entrants a more intuitive understanding of the project background, vision and tender procedure. Design teams interested in this tender are welcomed to join the online meeting.
If you have any questions or anything you want to know about this tender, please send the inquiries to the Email address ([email protected]) before 17:00, January 11. We will answer them at this meeting.
January 16, 2024 16:30-17:30 (UTC+8)
2. To Participate
The Tender Information Session will be held online. There are two ways to join the meeting:
1) Search for "youfang502" (ID) in WeChat Channels, hit “Livestream” to enter.
2) If you are unable to join the meeting on WeChat Channels, you can also input the meeting ID and password on "VooV Meetings" to join.
There is no playback for the livestream.
12 Tender Annoucement and Document Download
The tender announcement is subject to the information on the Shenzhen Public Resources Trading Website: https://www.szggzy.com
The official platform for announcement, follow-up addendum documents and Q&A is the Shenzhen Public Resources Trading Website. For the official announcement and document download, please visit the link: https://www.szggzy.com/jygg/details.html?contentId=2044151
13 Special Notes
According to the management requirements of the follow-up procedures, the entrants (including the leading member and consortium member) MUST complete online company information registration before the deadline for pre-qualification application.
Visit the website below and click "I want to register" to start registration.
Company Information Registration Website:
People's Government of Pingshan District
Bureau of Public Works of Pingshan District
Position Architecture Co., Ltd, Shenzhen
Tender Announcement Official Platform
Shenzhen Public Resource Trading Website
Ms. Zhan +86-18028798106
Ms. Zhao +86-18926070447
Inquiry Hours: 9:00－12:00, 13:30－18:30 on Workdays (UTC+8)
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