International Architecture Design Competition of Shenzhen Opera House


Winner announcements...


The Opera House contains core performing area, public service and cultural & creativity area, MEP room and office area.

Category Project Competition / Competition Result
Type International, Project, RfQ, Open, Four-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Theater
Country Shenzhen, China
RegDeadline 13 February 2020 GoogleCal iCal
18 February 2020 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility The consultation team should have professionals in urban planning, architecture, marine ecology, ocean engineering and tourism planning.

To ensure integrated architecture design, if the design proposal winning the first place is taken for implementation, the first-place winner will be awarded the contract for architecture and interior schematic design and landscape concept design, as well as the contract for architecture design development. The specific contents of the contract will be provided in the Competition Document issued in schematic design phase.
Located on top of Shenzhen Bay Park (Park on Shenzhen Bay Coastal Leisure Belt) at the south end of Shekou Peninsula in Nanshan District, the Project extends into the sea resembling a peninsula, overlooking Shenzhen Bay Highway Bridge and the skyline of Futian Center to the east, Hong Kong to the south across the sea, and Da Nanshan Mount/Xiao Nan Mount to the west.
The design scope of 17.5 hectares is divided into north area and south area by Wanghai Road. The site neighbors the existing Shekou Mountain Park on the northwest, the vacant mixed-use land on the north, the existing Shenzhen Bay Sports Park on the east, and the existing residential area on the southwest. (See the Design Brief for details)

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Eight invited design practices (consortia) will each receive an honorarium of RMB 1 million.
Twelve design practices (consortia) shortlisted through the open call will each receive an honorarium of RMB 0.6 million.
Among the six design practices (consortia) shortlisted for concept development, the first-prize winner will be paid an additional RMB 3 million, each of the second-prize winners 1.8 million and each of the third-place winners 0.9 million.

Entry Fee

Publicity of selec on results and release of Design Brief for concept design phase: February 24, 2020
Submission of concept design documents: May 7, 2020
Publicity of evalua on result: May 18, 2020
Submission of concept development documents: June 28, 2020
Publicity of evalua on result: July 3, 2020

Bureau of Planning and Natural Resources of Shenzhen Municipality
Bureau of Culture, Sports, Tourism, Radio and Television of Shenzhen Municipality
Bureau of Public Works of Shenzhen Municipality

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