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Rolex Learning Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
The 'radical and highly experimental' Rolex Learning Center by rising starchitects SANAA will officially open its doors on 22 February. Part of Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), the new building is used as a model for modern learning facilities.
Set across just one level with a basement, the undulating box form introduces a distinct lack of physical boundaries grouping silent and calm zones along its hills and slopes, rather than offering traditional cloistered study rooms, say the architects, adding that the resultant increased interaction will act to encourage... >>>