Le Corbusier Journal

Worth a read, on topics like architecture, design and art. Find recent contributions to Le Corbusier, his buildings as well as colour design and highlights of the official Les Couleurs® Le Corbusier manufacturers.

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Living with colour

Living with colour by Le Corbusier – a prospective interior designer explains exclusively to Les Couleurs Le Corbusier the colour concept of his appartment and how designing with exclusive wall colours was for him.

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The world is full of colours

The world is full of colours – painters are the experts in here One critical question to start with: Why would anyone want to become a painter? Why should young men or women even consider better education in this occupational field? To learn more about the profession of painter, we contacted Marco Bommer, Managing Director of Junge-Maler-Graf in Hamburg. We wanted to find first-hand information on how it came about that Junge-Maler-Graf included Le Corbusier paints in their range.

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The timeless Le Corbusier colours for contemporary architecture

"Just a few years ago, I read “Architectural Polychromy” and I literally fell in love with this theme. What I found more interesting about colours and Le Corbusier is his approach." Lucia Fiorucci is an architect from Italy and writes a personal article about her approach to Architectural Polychromy and the colours of Le Corbusier.

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« Colour is about emphasizing the power of architecture, not painting over it.»

"Every place and every task requires an individual solution - each one as different as our clients themselves". Le Corbusier also knew about the subjective effects of architecture, colour, art and words on individuals. Le Corbusier colours are in the hotel "Adenauerallee" in Hamburg by the architects of Strömer Murphy and Partners from Hamburg - an interview.

Les Couleurs Le Corbusier Blog Article Häuser Weissenhof Siedlung Stuttgart UNESCO

The Le Corbusier houses of the Weissenhof Estate

Stuttgart – Schlossplatz, the work of Otto Dix, the Porsche or Mercedes-Benz Museum, the television tower and houses 13 - 15 of the Weissenhof Estate by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret. The single-family house No. 13 is based on the concept of "Citrohan Häuser" that Le Corbusier presented in his 1920-1922 studies.

To the article colour moods

The colour moods of the Architectural Polychromy

The colour moods of the Architectural Polychromy by Le Corbusier are natural and harmonious. With the Architectural Polychromy by Le Corbusier, design and architecture have a tool for colour design that helps to change or support spatial effects through colours.

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“These colours fill our life with peace and harmony”

A poetic homage to Le Corbusier and the Architectural Polychromy from Maharashtra, India. The story of a lawyer who, while leading some research on Le Corbusier, discovered the polychromy and the 63 Le Corbusier colours all by himself.

Les Couleurs® Le Corbusier Article Architectural Culture Promenades Corbusier France © Google maps

Architectural promenades

A cultural journey through France : Le Corbusier architectural promenade. In case of doing the journey by car at a stretch, one would be on the road for about 18 hours. Anyway, individual travel by car is very much in vogue – so why not follow in Le Corbusier's footsteps and discover beautiful France.

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My visit to the bright, vertical city

The Cité Radieuse or rather Unité d'habitation of Le Corbusier in Marseille is a magnificent building under monument protection and a UNESCO world heritage site. How does one experience a visit to the radiant, vertical city of Le Corbusier? Learn more in this personal story.

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Fresh paint for a 60s building

Le Corbusier himself said that colour in architecture was a powerful means – like the ground plan and the cut. In Karlsruhe, a "grey mouse" has been brought back to life in a creative way and with much love, making use of licensed Le Corbusier colours.


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