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The engineering building at EPFL in Luasanne is wrapped in automated metal screens

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 17, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified May 16, 2016

The central atrium is dominated by stairways and flared corridors connecting different levels and creating a dynamic interplay of lines and volumes. This area has a distinct graphic quality inspired by Piranesi’s Capricci architectural fantasies. Related: Dominique Perrault plants 8 giant metal trees in the heart of Naples, Italy The metallic mesh facade references mechanical engineering and wraps around prebuilt modules, the shape and dimensions of which were determined by the school's...






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