ArtLab building specifications

ARCHITECTS
Kengo Kuma and Associates, Tokyo, Japon
Local architect: CCHE Architecture et Design SA, Lausanne

GENERAL CONTRACTOR
Marti Construction SA, Lausanne

MAIN CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
Slate roof tiles; wood-steel
support structures

COST
Construction: CHF 30,900,000
Equipment, listening booths and permanent display strucure: CHF 4,600,000

DIMENSIONS AND FEATURES
Total volume: 17,586 m3
Total net surface area: 3,360 m2

  • Space for displaying EPFL’s major research projects (Datasquare):
    Net surface area of 629 m2, including 260 m2 of exhibition space
    Volume: 3,932 m3
  • Space for artistic research and experimentation:
    Net surface area of 1,836 m2, including 618 m2 of exhibition space
    Volume: 9,676 m3
  • Space for Montreux Jazz Café at EPFL :
    Net surface area of 895 m2, including 55 m2 of audiovisual immersion space and 87 m2 of reception and meeting space
    Eating area capacity, including booths allowing visitors to access the Montreux Jazz Festival archives: 73 indoor seats and 40 outdoor seats
    Volume: 3,978 m3