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.

Pavilion de L'Esprit Nouveau – An avant-garde vision of the future

Originally designed in 1925, the prototype of the <Pavilion de L'Esprit Nouveau> was rebuilt in 1977 in Bologna and since the restoration in 2017, it shines in the original colours again – a prime example of standardised housing units.

Villa "Le Lac" Le Corbusier

The Villa <Le Lac> Le Corbusier is considered a masterpiece of invention and functionalism. Here, Le Corbusier already applied individual elements of his Five Points to a new architecture and designed some architectural features.

Poke by the pool

With the Berlin restaurant L.A. Poke, the exceptional architect Ester Bruzkus landed another coup. Using Le Corbusier's architectural colours, she created an extraordinary interior design that lets you enjoy a break at the California pool all year round – including culinary delights à la Poke Bowl.

The five points of a new architecture

In the course of his work as an architect, Le Corbusier developed a series of architectural principles which he used as the basis of his designs.

Le Corbusiers Wohneinheit „Typ Berlin“  Außenansicht

Le Corbusier’s residential unit "Type Berlin"

The Unité d'Habitation in Berlin-Charlottenburg differs in some architectural features from its sisters in France. Some features are missing, but Le Corbusier found clever solutions to cover up the deviations. For the 60th anniversary, the Paris artist Florence Cosnefroy now realised the project "Colour Dialogue".

Studio-Apartment Le Corbusier

After two years of extensive restoration work, the Parisian studio apartment by Le Corbusier is back to its original state.

The building envelope in Le Corbusier colours

With our new license manufacturer heroal, the building envelope, windows and doors can now be selected in original Le Corbusier colours.

Kaleidoscope of Polychromy – Munich in a rapture of colour

On the occasion of the Munich Creative Business Week, the bdia organized a unique event at the Hotel THE LOVELACE in Munich's city center, where the creative and architectural scene met for cross-industry networking. As a special centerpiece of the event, 9 colour prisms stood out in the air, which were implemented with all 63 colours by Le Corbusier.

Between form and function

Designing a chair that meets all the functional and aesthetic quality requirements is always a great challenge for the designer. The Swiss furniture designer This Weber describes the idea and design process using the example of a chair.

Appartement de la Polychromie

The Parisian old-style apartment designed by architect Alessandra Pisi Joncoux by Pisi Design, it was time to breathe new life - now it shines after a complete renovation in the fresh Le Corbusier nuances.


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