Founded in 1963, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a top-ranked research university in Asia and all over the world. In 2014, CUHK (Shenzhen) was approved by the Ministry of Education of the PRC and established in Shenzhen in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools. It has become a remarkable complement to Shenzhen's higher education resources.

The characteristics of flexible credit system, a college system, bilingualism and multiculturalism, as well as top-ranked research ability in the world are inherited by CUHK's Shenzhen campus. The cross-integration between the schools and the colleges is a major feature of CUHK. The schools are space for study and research processes of various majors. The colleges provide accommodation, catering, community activities and other places for students to create a unique atmosphere for whole-person education.

The CUHK (Shenzhen) project is invested by the Shenzhen Municipal Government. The first phase of the project was put into use in September 2017. The campus planning fully respects the integrity of the natural environment. The teaching blocks, auditorium, library, research blocks and colleges are organized in an orderly manner. The main entrance of the campus and the “Million Avenue” of the central green space continue the iconic character of CUHK elements.

Currently, Phase II of the campus planning and design project is about to call for tender. Aiming to build a platform supported by professionalism, justice and openness, this project invites global design teams to participate in the bidding.

香港中文大学(深圳)项目定位Project Positioning

CUHK (Shenzhen) is aiming to be established as a world-class research university. It reflects the intrinsic needs for Shenzhen's rapid development. CUHK (Shenzhen) is a crucial project that the Shenzhen Municipal Government has highly valued and is committed to. It also reflects the ambition of CUHK to inherit its education concept of combining tradition with modernity and bringing together China and the West, deepen its cooperation with the mainland, exerting its advantages to participating in the strategy of Rejuvenating the Country through Science and Education.

The orientation of CUHK (Shenzhen): A comprehensive research university that cultivates high-level innovative talents.

Programs: currently there are science, engineering, economic management, health and life science, humanities and social science and multidiscipline, with a unique college system.

Phasing: This project is divided into Phase 0 (start-up area), Phase I and Phase II. Currently, the renovation of the start-up area and the construction of Phase I have been completed. The construction of Phase II is scheduled to be completed by June 2023.

项目概况Project Overview

1. 项目区位 Project Location

CUHK (Shenzhen) locates in Universiade New Town, Longgang District, City of Shenzhen, China. It is approximately 50 km to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, 35 km to Futian CBD and 5 km to Longgang Centre.

香港中文大学(深圳)区位图 CUHK(Shenzhen) Location Map  ©有方

香港中文大学(深圳)区位图 CUHK(Shenzhen) Location Map ©有方

2. 校园现状 Current Condition of the Campus

The campus of CUHK (Shenzhen) occupies about 100.14 hectares in total, which is consisted of three parts – Upper Campus, Middle Campus and Lower Campus. The area of Upper Campus is approximately 19.37 hectares and Lower Campus is around 30.76 hectares. Both Upper and Lower Campus are construction land (property line). Middle Campus is public green space managed by the university, which is around 50 hectares. There are natural landscapes of Shenxianling Reservoir and Universiade Natural Park in and across the campus. The Upper, Middle and Lower Campuses are linked by the ring road of Universiade Natural Park.

香港中文大学(深圳)校园分区示意图 Campus Plan  ©有方

香港中文大学(深圳)校园分区示意图 Campus Plan ©有方

The Upper Campus is low in the middle, higher in the north and south, the slope is steep from west to east. There are currently three colleges, four staff living quarters, one amenity centre and a president's residence built in the Upper Campus.

In the Lower Campus, teaching blocks, research blocks, University Library, colleges, Student Centre, Sports Hall, administration building and conference centre have been constructed and are now in use. The renovation work of start-up area, including teaching blocks, administration building, laboratories, library, multi-purpose hall, staff living quarters, power distribution station and Innovation and Entrepreneurship Design Centre have been completed.

3. 二期建设概况 Overview of Phase II

Phase II is planned to be built on seven reserved sites which are interspersed in both Upper and Lower Campuses. The total land area of Phase II is around 78926.05 square metres, and the total floor area is 2671800 square metres, within which, the floor area included into floor area ratio (FAR) calculation is 183180 square metres, and the floor area excluded from FAR calculation is 84000 square metres. The estimated total investment for the project is CNY 2190.876 million.

二期地块示意图  Phase II Sites  ©香港中文大学(深圳)

二期地块示意图 Phase II Sites ©香港中文大学(深圳)

The general situation of the Phase II sites are as follows:

Site A: Teaching block, which consists of lecture halls, general classrooms, dry laboratories (computer classrooms), offices, conference rooms, etc.

Site B: Centre for International Academic Exchanges, which consists of catering centre, public restaurant, various types of lecture hall, conference rooms, and independent offices, etc.

校园下园现状与地块A、B  Lower Campus Current Condition and Site A, B  ©有方

校园下园现状与地块A、B Lower Campus Current Condition and Site A, B ©有方

Site C: Scientific research block, underground function should consider setting up equipment room, underground parking lot, gravity laboratory, scientific research laboratory. The above-ground building programming includes large event venues (500 pax), lecture halls, research laboratories, and research offices.

Site D: Clock tower, campus landmark structure.

校园下园现状与地块C、D、E  Lower Campus Current Condition and Site C, D, E  ©有方

校园下园现状与地块C、D Lower Campus Current Condition and Site C, D ©有方

Site E, F and G: College and amenity centre, including student accommodation, staff quarter, dining centre, functional rooms such as dance room, table tennis room, piano room, painting room, game room, study room, seminar room, classroom, staff office, dean's office and residence, tutors' and wardens' house etc.; amenity centre includes supermarkets, banks, etc.

校园上园现状与地块F、G  Upper Campus Current Condition and Site F, G  ©有方

校园上园现状与地块E、F、G Upper Campus Current Condition and Site E, F, G ©有方

Special notes: A multifunctional venue space is required, hosting exams (3000 capacity), ceremonies etc., and could be considered in any site.

招标范围Bidding Scope

Work content at the bidding stage includes Schematic design and architectural design development.

招标日程Tendering Schedule


资格预审报名条件Registration Qualification

  • 1. 本次招标采取全球公开报名的方式,不设资质要求,具有相关设计经验的设计单位均可报名参加。投标人须是中华人民共和国境内、外合法注册的企业或机构,提供其所在国家/地区政府主管部门核发的注册登记证明。
  • 1. This tender is open to the world and has no qualification requirements. Domestic and overseas design organizations with relevant design experiences may apply for participation. A copy of legal registration document at tender's home country is required.

  • 2. 接受联合体报名。不接受个人或个人组合的报名。
  • 2. Joint groups are permitted; Applications from individuals or teams of individuals will not be accepted.

资格预审及方案评审Pre-Qualification and Design Competition

The tender process will be divided into 2 stages:

1. 资格预审阶段 Pre-Qualification

The Tenderee will set up a pre-qualification committee according to law, which will select 5 bidders to enter the second stage of competition, as well as 2 standby bidders (sequenced). If any of the first 5 quits the second stage of competition, a standby bidder will be selected as per sequence.

2. 方案设计竞标阶段 Design Competition

The scheme review committee will review and select the top 3 without ranking through open ballot. The Tenderee will set up the bid award committee to determine, by voting, the winner from the candidates.

落标补偿及设计费Bonuses & Design Fee

There will be bonuses for bidders who are selected in the pre-qualification stage and submit deliverables as required by the Design Brief, while not being selected as the winner:

1. 由招标人确定的中标单位将授予设计合同,不再支付补偿费
Winner: Award of Contract
2. 进入到定标环节未中标的两家单位:各80万人民币(含税)
Selected Candidates ranked 2-3: each CNY 800,000 (tax-inclusive)
3. 进入到评标环节但未进入定标环节的两家单位:各50万人民币(含税)
Selected Candidates ranked 4-5: each CNY 500,000 (tax-inclusive)

The total design fee of this tender is temporarily estimated at CNY 23.04 million, including basic design fee of CNY 18.7 million, BIM design fee of CNY 1.44 million, VR virtual scene production cost of CNY 300,000 and mark-off compensation fee of CNY 2.6 million (fixed fees, of which the second and third places are each CNY 800,000, the fourth and fifth places are each CNY 500,000); the basic design fee and the BIM design service fee are divided into basic remuneration (90%) and performance remuneration (10%), with the later one being paid based on the results of the performance evaluation.

资格预审入围名单Pre-Qualification Results


Tender for Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) Phase II Schematic Design and Architectural Design Development (Tender Number: 44030020180273001001) Pre-qualification Review Meeting was held on February 24th, 2019 at Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) meeting room W203. The pre-qualification review committee consists of 7 jury members, including 5 professionals (Li Baofeng, Peng Bo, Zhang Lei, Zhao Chen, Zhong Bing) and 2 tenderee representatives (Wang Jianwei, Zhan Jianlin). The jury members carefully reviewed all pre-qualification application documents submitted by 90 design teams, and finally selected 5 shortlisted design teams and 2 ranked alternative design teams. Shortlist and alternative list are as follows:

入围设计单位名单(排名不分先后)Shortlisted Design Teams (In no particular order)
备选设计单位名单 Alternative Design Teams

招标方及组织方Tenderee and Organiser

招标人 Tenderee

Engineering Design Management Center of Bureau of Public Works of Shenzhen Municipality, Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen)

组织方 Organiser

Shenzhen Position Spatial Culture Development Co., Ltd.

咨询邮箱 Enquiry Email

咨询电话 Enquiry Hotline

陈工 +86-0755-86148369(北京时间周一至周五9:00-12:00,14:00-18:00)
詹工 +86-0755-88134902(北京时间周一至周五 9:00-12:00,14:00-18:00)
Ms Chen +86-0755-86148369 (Monday - Friday UCT+8 9:00-12:00, 14:00-18:00)
Mr Zhan 86-0755-88134902 (Monday - Friday UCT+8 9:00- 12:00, 14:00-18:00)


Addendum and Q&A (1), (2), (3) and relevant attachments have been released on Shenzhen Construction Project Transaction Service Centre Website, official downloading link below:

其他下载渠道 Other downloading channels
Addendum and Q&A (1) (2) (3) and Attachments (Google Drive)

信息发布Tender Announcement

The Tender Announcement has been officially released on Shenzhen Construction Project Transaction Service Platform, see link below:

Interested design teams are encouraged to submit pre-registration by clicking the button below. Hardcopies of pre-qualification application materials are required to be submitted by the stated deadline, see details in Pre-qualification Document.