The Rolex Learning Center, 10 Years On!

A true emblem of EPFL, the RLC is celebrating its first decade of existence. The opening ceremony was held on May 25, 2021 and is online here.

Architecture form every Angle – A Decade of Rolex Learning Center © EPFL. Design : automaticostudio.ch

Created by the architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA and situated in the heart of the EPFL campus, the Rolex Learning Center is a truly unique place. 

The building is dedicated to knowledge and learning, is an international cultural hub and provides an ideal space for informal gatherings with its cafés and restaurant. The building provides over 20,000 m2 for students, researchers and the general public alike to enjoy and discover.

10 years of the RLC on the RTS “Couleurs Locales”

An extensive celebration program

To celebrate this anniversary, the RLC will house a series of exceptional events wich has started with an opening ceremony on 25th May 2021.

These events will place architecture at the forefront, with an exhibition of the models presented during the international call for projects and a series of public conferences from internationally-renowned architects. These conferences will tackle societal and current issues and allow the invited architects to compare their experiences to those of experts from other fields (authors, actors, producers, athletes, etc.).

Do not miss this unique opportunity to discover or rediscover this innovative building, with its slopes and terraces curving around interior patios, without forgetting the almost invisible pillars which support the curved roof, a structure which required the use of unprecedented building methods.

Contacts

Full program and further information to come

For any questions, contact : bettina.caruso@epfl.ch

More information about the Rolex Learning Center

At glance

Tuesday May 25th, 2021 – watch the ceremony here.  

Conferences and Dialogues on architecture

Exhibitions on architecture

Three danced strolls will take the EPFL audience to follow the dancers on a unique visit to a place they know well. Re-enchant and reclaim a place to create new memories and also pay tribute to this extraordinary architecture.

Organised by Utilité Publique

Picture gallery

Practical information

Be aware that events in the Spring 2021 will be held online

The EPFL is easily accessible by public transport and we invite you to use this means of transport, as parking spaces are limited.

The “Coming to EPFL” page details all the options for accessing the site. If you come by car, please refer to the ceremony table. The access map to the car parks can be found here.

The EPFL is easily accessible by public transport and we invite you to use this means of transport, as parking spaces are limited.

The access map to the car parks can be found here.