The programming requirements and the new cantonal land use plan, together with the recommendations and tools that came out of the research program, have been consolidated in the collaborative parallel study mandate (MEP) tender document published on the simap public procurement platform in September 14, 2018.
In response to this open call for applications subject to government procurement, 23 applications from five different countries were submitted within schedule. After a thorough assessment of all applications performed by architects and engineers representing the Smart Living Lab and Bluefactory Fribourg-Freiburg SA (BFF SA), the following four multidisciplinary teams were selected to take part in the MEP:
- Baumschlager Eberle Architekten AG, Dr. Lüchinger + Meyer Bauingenieure AG, Lauber IWISA AG, B+S AG
- Behnisch Architekten, Drees & Sommer Schweiz AG, ZPF Ingenieure AG
- estudioHerreros SLP, Dr Schwartz Consulting AG, Transplan Technik Bauplanung Gmbh, Transsolar Energietechnik Gmbh, xmade Gmbh
- Itten + Brechbühl SA, CSD Ingénieurs