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Extraordinary Architecture

Fully accessible to the public, RLC by SANAA is an extraordinary building. An interior landscape... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Athens, Greece
Fresh functional and professional

Very nice place to hold a big event, presentations, with catering; very good simultaneous... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

The building is really original, modern, wave-shaped, including different working spaces, a coffee place and even a restaurant ! Very nice to see this place ! There is also spaces with kind of sofa where you can lay down BUT we tried to work there...More

Thank Grégoire J
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Worth seeing if you happen to be in the neighborhood. The concrete dome floor was original and did justice to the name: Rolex Center. For me it was interesting because I used to be an EPFL student in late 1980's when the center was still...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2018

There is nothing to see there, it is just somekind of giant skatepark. A total waste of space and ressources !

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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Fully accessible to the public, RLC by SANAA is an extraordinary building. An interior landscape where students rest and read, ambiguous spaces- under and peacefull courtyards where one can sit for a drink. Kenzo Kuma building next door not to be missed.

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Reviewed May 18, 2018

Very nice place to hold a big event, presentations, with catering; very good simultaneous translation in English and French, very professional. theater style sitting makes it easy to follow the presentations, and the screen is huge. Good over all.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

- Amazing exterior and interior design! - Disadvantage: unfortunately the surrounding area looks neglected

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Being an architect does help, but the Rolex Center is something not to be missed when visiting the EFPL in Ecublens. A very provocative piece of architecture, the Rolex Center is the hub for student activity and a visual and spatial delight -even for all...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

What architecture!!! I was left awestruck!! Has to be seen to be properly appreciated. Hats off to the Japanese Architects on this design.

Thank Garrett - A
Reviewed December 20, 2017

One of the most inspiring place to study and to hang-out. The building is award-winning, eco-high-tech design, plus super stylish and comfortable. You can be so relaxing, either sitting by the window with the lake view featuring the Alps and blue sky, or you can...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

This is a student center on a university campus. It has wonderful architecture, and worth a visit for if you are into architecture. It is open to the public and has a library inside.

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October 14, 2017|
Response from Barbara E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are restaurants in and near the centre, including a sushi restaurant just opposite.