alice epfl: montreux jazz heritage lab
alice epfl: montreux jazz heritage lab alice epfl: montreux jazz heritage lab
jan 27, 2014

alice epfl: montreux jazz heritage lab

‘montreux jazz heritage lab’ by alice epfl, dieter dietz, lausanne, switzerland
image © alice studio epfl + ecal lab




the ‘montreux jazz heritage lab’ is an architectural module developed by the alice epfl and ecal lab used to present 45 years of jazz history in a sensory-stimulating environment. made up of vertical wooden sections, the capsule’s wall hinges open revealing the cross section designed for the perfect viewing both visually and acoustically, thanks in part to the collaboration with ‘lema’ at the epfl. micro-perforated screens hide speakers without impeding the sound quality, similarly glass along the projected wall allows the transmittance of light. inside, the user finds themselves enveloped in a precisely engineered vessel that immerses them in the world of jazz music, all controlled by an interactive pad in front of the seat.



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project info:



architects: dieter dietz, olivier ottevaere, charlotte erckrath, lukas lenherr, tibo smith, alice epfl
interaction design:
nicolas henchoz, cem sever, daniel tamburino, epfl + ecal lab
coordination of the montreux jazz digital project: metamedia center, epfl
partner: montreux jazz festival
epfl scientific labs: laboratory of electromagnetics and acoustics, audiovisual communication laboratory, signal processing laboratory 2
support: mr vasily shahnovskiy, mrs theresa rydge, audemars piguet sa, lombard odier darier hentsch & cie
technological partners:
3d audio system : illusonic (lausanne)
loudspeakers : relec (yverdon-les-bains)
acoustic glass : glas troesch (bützberg / bussigny vd)
interactive table : to-fuse (zürich)

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