Freilagerstrasse, 8047 Zürich, Svizzera is a platform based in Lausanne and Zurich. They engage in public space, architecture, media and urban design. They build up teams specifically according to the needs of each project. They are therefore not hierarchized around persons but projects. Collaborators and partners are always co-authors.They conceive of architecture as a discipline with accentuated responsibility towards society and the environment: Projects are always developed in open and holistic processes. This challenge we live and share with their partners and clients as engaged members of their societies.Our open research environment ensures the fertilization of ideas across disciplines, projects and collaborators. As a solid foundation for the quality of projects at all scales and in all phases clients, collaborators and projects benefit from the knowhow and the infrastructure of a professional architectural practice and the ties to the research and teaching environment at EPFL. They believe that excellence in design must be paired with common benefit