This competition is divided into four stages: 1st stage – stage of intent invitation; 2nd stage – stage of open solicitation; 3rd stage – stage of schematic design; 4th stage – stage of scheme development and design award.
1st Stage – Stage of intent invitation
The Host sets up expert review committee to select 7 agencies from the invited candidates to enter the 3rd stage – stage of schematic design. The list of invited agencies is as follows (without ranking):
③ HEATHERWICK STUDIO LIMITED//华东建筑设计研究院有限公司
⑤ HENNING LARSEN ARCHITECTS HONG KONG LIMITED//深圳市华阳国际工程设计股份有限公司
⑥ ZDA-Zoboki Építésziroda Kft.（ ZDA-Zoboki Design & Architecture Ltd.）//ZDA-Műhely Kft.（ZDA-Workshop Ltd.）//深圳市建筑设计研究总院有限公司
2nd Stage – Stage of Open Solicitation
The applicant needs to submit prequalification application document at open solicitation stage, mainly including three parts: company strength, strength of design team, and concept proposal. The Host will set up expert review committee at the open solicitation stage according to the law to review the prequalification application documents submitted by the applicants, determine 8 shortlisted applicants (without ranking) and 2 alternative applicants (with ranking) at the open solicitation stage.
3rd Stage – Sage of Schematic Design
1. A total of 15 agencies will be shortlisted through invitation + open solicitation to enter this stage (3rd stage – schematic design stage);
2. The Host shall establish a scheme review committee according to the law to review on the schemes. The scheme review committee will adopt open-ballot voting method (round by round elimination) to select 5 winning schemes (without ranking) to enter the 4th stage – scheme development and design award stage.
4th Stage – Stage of Scheme Development and Design Award
1. The Host reserves the right to organize the 5 winning schemes to further optimize the scheme;
2. The Host will select first prize (1) and second prize (4). The Host reserves the right to leave the first prize vacant (when the first prize is vacant, there will be 5 second prize winners).