Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne (EPFL)

Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Architect: Dominique Perrault
Date: 2015
Project Type: Educational Institutions
Size/Scope of Project: 630 individual panels, 33,000 ft²

The enlargement of The Institute for Mechanical Engineering at EPFL in Lausanne Switzerland is yet another work of art by Perrault.  The exterior is cladded by stationary, moveable and motorized panels of custom Escale mesh in natural anodized aluminum. Complete solar control for light, transparency and thermal needs is adjustable and adaptable for the seasons and even the day or time. Sun and light play off of the Escale surfaces is ever-changing.

 
 
 
 
Benefits
SUNSHADING
SUSTAINABILITY
ENERGY EFFICIENT
TRANSPARENCY
NATURAL LIGHTING
System Components

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