are Urban landscapes reflecting our daily environment. They offer endless opportunities for interesting photographic projects, documenting human interaction.
One of my ‘long term projects’ was the documentation of the construction of the EPFL Rolex Learning Center in Lausanne, Switzerland (Scroll down for some images taken during the beginning back in 2008).
Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, partners of the Tokyo-based design firm SANAA, were selected as the lead architects in EPFL’s international competition of December 2004.
I am looking forward coming back soon, as my project is not yet finished …
A different perspective or a different viewpoint makes all the difference. From high above well known places appear in a totally different light
New York – If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere.
“It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago. She outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them.” – Mark Twain, 1883
San Francisco. If I would have to chose my favorite city, that would be it!
The EPFL Rolex Learning Center, a super modern library and learning center, situated on the campus of the Ecole Poly Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland is an outstanding masterpiece of design. Over a period of close to three years, I followed the progress of the construction with my SINAR digital large format camera. In total around 5000 images were shot. A small selection is presented here:
More information about the building and the two architects, Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa can be found here: official EPFL website.