French architect Dominique Perrault was awarded the contract for three new construction and refurbishment projects for the EPFL. He designed the now refurbished former university library, which today functions as a central administration and service building, as a colourful postulate on reclaiming public space. Large, movable solar protection elements made of black-coated stainless steel mesh from the internationally leading technical weaving mill GKD – GEBR. KUFFERATH AG play a key part in unleashing the full effect of the bright facade.
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