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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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Colour doesn’t have to be flat paint

Colour is not just flat paint - solutions to make historically proven elements future-oriented through creative colour and material combinations. Mrs. Hildegard Kalthegener shows creative results of our time and trends for 2020+.

32001 blanc

32001 blanc

32001 blanc is the first colour of the Architectural Polychromy by Le Corbusier. "The cream white. Balanced, with stable aesthetics. The first mural ‘Velvet’ shade."

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" my pictures are paintings more than photos "

Architectural photography is generally understood to be photography that focuses on buildings. In exchange with Frédéric Laban, photographer from Marseille, we learned how he discovered the Le Corbusier buildings in France with his camera and captured exciting details.

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The colour groups of the Architectural Polychromy

Each of the colour groups of Architectural Polychromy and each colour tone embody spatial effects, have relevance and cause characteristic reactions to our sensitivities. Le Corbusier chose all colours very consciously for architecture. Thus, the Architectural Polychromy has created a perfect selection of architectural colours.

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