The pre-qualification review meeting of International Competition for Urban Design and Architectural Concept Design of Shenzhen Antuo Hill Museums was held on May 21st, 2021 at POSITION502. The Pre-qualification Committee consists of 6 professional juries (HE Jianxiang, HUA Li, LIU Xiaodu, WEI Chunyu, XU Jian, ZHU Rongyuan), and 1 organizer representative (YIN Nan). Mr. ZHU Rongyuan was elected as the jury principal.
A total of 61 applications were received, and the committee carefully reviewed 60 valid applications. After in-depth discussion and five rounds - nine times of voting, the committee determined 5 shortlisted teams (without ranking) and 2 alternative teams (with ranking).
Shortlists (no ranking)
Pre-qualification RCeview Comments
The juries visited the site for Antuo Hill Museums together, to fully understand the project context, and then started the formal review meeting.
The committee issued following review comments after careful evaluation:
The competition was organized rigidly. The submitted applications were very rich and varied, presenting design exploration from multiple dimensions, which created favorable conditions for the next stage of work.
1.The shortlisted proposals presented diverse types, and the connotation of the museums has been explored in various ways;
2.The shortlisted proposals have made a positive response to the environmental restoration, and also made a variety of attempts on the composition of the museum group;
3.The next step is to conduct qualitative and quantitative research on the function and group relationship of Antuo Hill Museums, combined with operation and maintenance, which will serve as the basis for further design work;
4.Further research on the relationship between integrity and diversity should be carried out，in combination with the site environment and the morphological analysis of "groups".
Overview of Applications
Since its open call was released on April 15th, 2021, the International Competition for Urban Design and Architectural Concept Design of Shenzhen Antuo Hill Museums received 61 applications up until May 12th. There are 46 joint group applicants, and 15 independent applicants. There are 152 companies in total.
98 Chinese companies and 54 foreign companies participated in the open call stage. Other than China, application companies are from 14 other countries, including United States, France, Netherlands, Canada, Japan, Germany, Australia, Denmark, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Finland, Austria and UAE.
The list of all applicants can be found on the project homepage:
Bureau of Public Works of Futian District, Shenzhen
Organizer (Party A)
China Resources (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen Position Spatial Culture Development Co., Ltd.