Services - 215927-2020

11/05/2020    S91

Belgium-Brussels: Architecture competition — European Parliament — The Paul-Henri SPAAK building in Brussels

2020/S 091-215927

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Parliament
Postal address: Rue Wiertz 60
Town: Bruxelles
Postal code: 1047
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Direction des projets immobiliers
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Architecture competition — European Parliament — The Paul-Henri SPAAK building in Brussels

Reference number: 06D40/2020/M015
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71220000 Architectural design services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Spaak building is the main building of the European Parliament. It houses the hemicycle and the main reception facilities for citizens, the media and official visitors.

The future building will be integrated and connected to its urban, natural and social environment.

It aims to be sustainable, sustainability being measured in terms of operability, maintainability, flexibility and adaptability. Flexibility must be envisaged in space, time and techniques. The building and its development process must incorporate the best practices of durability and sustainability, balanced between simplicity and thoughtful technology. The renewal project aims for a positive environmental impact.

The purpose of the competition is to enable the European Parliament to select the project which best meets its needs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71420000 Landscape architectural services
71312000 Structural engineering consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

At the end of a design competition, the European Parliament will confirm the choice of a winning architectural concept. This winning architectural concept will be studied at a pre-project level, and will be integrated into the requirements programme of the project under development.

The European Parliament will initiate a negotiated procedure with the author of this architectural concept with a view to signing an architectural services contract for assistance until the completion of the project.

The Parliament plans to initiate a competitive dialogue type procedure which will enable the designation of an operator who will carry out the Design & Build project.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: