April 2021

Les Couleurs® Le Corbusier - rooted in nature – here’s how they bring the outside in

The 63 colours of Le Corbusier’s Architectural Polychromy are systematically selected from colours rooted in nature, therefore allowing for harmonious combinations and the creation of happy and comfortable interiors. KeyWords: Le Corbusier, Architecture, Architectural Polychromy, Polychromie Architecturale, Les Couleurs Le Corbusier, nature, colour keyboards, 1931 collection Design, Architectural colours, Le Corbusier colour, paint, Architectural Polychromy toolkit, colour atmospheres, modernist, Villa Savoye, UNESCO World Heritage, Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut, Villa le Lac, 1931 collection, 1959 collection SoMe: In a global pandemic, where detachment from the outside world and nature is imminent, how do we reconnect with nature in the buildings in which we reside as the new norm? How do we bring the ‘outside in’ for our own health and well-being? The 63 colours of Le Corbusier’s Architectural Polychromy are systematically selected from colours rooted in nature, therefore allowing for harmonious combinations and the creation of happy and comfortable interiors.