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  • EPFL Quartier Nord, SwissTech Convention Center, Ecublens, Switzerland, 2008–2014 Situated at the northern entrance to the EPFL campus, the SwissTech Convention Center becomes a new landmark, a clearly identifiable reference point in the landscape. The metallic shell, closely following the internal spatial configuration of the optimised main auditorium, seems to float over the glazed facades […]


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  • The competition entry with our local partners in Addis Ababa, BET architects, was rewarded with recognition. Conceptually speaking – with structural metaphoric relationship – the Insurance Company embracing life and property of its customers is depicted as embracing nature by placing the tower and the podium in a natural landscape. The greened zones surrounding the […]


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Oscar Niemeyer is universally recognized as architectural genius of our day and he has succeeded in the mission to create a architectonic complex that was both simple an bold, able to stand out from but non contrast with its surroundings. The Auditorium  is reached by means of an oblong square from which it’s possible to […]


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