Rolex Learning Center

The Rolex Learning Center ("EPFL Learning Center") is the campus hub and library for the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), in Lausanne, Switzerland. Designed by the winners of 2010 Pritzker Prize, Japanese-duo SANAA, it opened on 22 February 2010.[2]

EPFL Learning Center
Alternative namesRolex Learning Center
Bibliothèque de l'EPFL
General information
TypeLibrary, workspaces, multi-purpose hall "Forum Rolex", café, food court, restaurant, offices, bookshop and parking
LocationLausanne campus
Town or cityÉcublens, Lausanne
Opened22 February 2010[1]
Inaugurated27 May 2010[1]
Cost110 million CHF[1]
OwnerÉcole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
Technical details
Floor count1 + basement
Floor area37,000 m2[1]
Grounds20,000 m2 (166.5 m × 121.5 m)[1]
Design and construction
ArchitectKazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa (SANAA)
Known forInnovative architecture: large one-room space, floor undulations and curved patios
EPFL Learning Center, in 2012.

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