Register April 30, 2019 | Submit April 30, 2019 | Architecture Competitions
International Competition for the Landmark Design of Qianhai New City Center
As the fourth great bay area in the world, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area is an important spatial carrier for China to build world-class city group and engage with the world. In accordance with the requirements of “relying on Hongkong, serving the mainland and facing the world”, Qianhai has undertaken a number of national strategic goals that include these four major national strategic missions-Free Trade Zone, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Cooperation, One Belt One Road and Innovation-driven Development. It is the Special Zone in Special Zones. With the official launch of the Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, it is of great significance to build a world landmark which represents the image of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and promotes the spirit of the special zone.
March 29th，2019：Issue the official announcement and accept registration
April 19th，2019（Tentative）：Q&A Meeting
Before 15:00, April 30th, 2019 （Tentative）：Deadline for submission of registration documents
May 8th, 2019（Tentative）：Prequalification to select 10 shortlisted competitors from the open applicants basing on their registration materials and conceptual proposal
May 17th, 2019（Tentative）：Notification of the shortlist of open applicants
May 24th, 2019 （Tentative）：Site visit /Q&A and kick-off meeting
Before 15:00, July 25th, 2019 ：Deadline for deliverables
All the time is subject to Beijing time. The hosts reserve the right to adjust the schedule.
First prize (1 or none): (if any) RMB 3 million (about $450,000). If it is decided to award the contract for further design, the bonus shall be deducted from the design fee;
Second prize (1 or 2): RMB 2 million (about $ 300,000);
Third prize (2): RMB 1.5 million (about $ 200,000) each;
Excellent prize (3): RMB 1 million (about $150,000) each.
If the open shortlisted competitors submit qualified deliverables but fail to win the prize, each will receive a compensation of RMB 400,000.
You can take bonus or compensation, whichever is higher. No compensation will be given to the participants who submit unqualified deliverables.
Foster + Partners Limited
MVRDV B. V. + Studio Other Spaces GmbH
Snøhetta + Kingsley Ng
Sou Fujimoto Architects Inc.
Studio Zhu-Pei + Xu Bing