2019

«The world of Le Corbusier inspires me»

FLORENCE COSNEFROY on your personal experience with the Le Corbusier Architectural Polychromy in the Unités and their inhabitants.

«Excellent Product Design» – the German Design Award goes to heroal!

Innovation and quality "Made in Germany" – heroal is the technical market leader in the field of high-quality and modular aluminium system solutions for roller shutters, sun protection systems, window, door and façade systems. With the "heroal Les Couleurs® Le Corbusier entrance door", heroal just won the German Design Award.

Colour in architecture

They are specialists who purposefully create and implement colour and material concepts. This is a talk with colour designers, with professionals who deal with colour in construction.

Bauhaus in Tel Aviv

In Tel Aviv 4,000 of these Bauhaus-pearls are on the Mediterranean beach, sometimes hidden, often dirty but highly esteemed and admired in wonder! From the 1920s, apartments were necessarily needed north of the old port of Jaffa, many apartments for many new citizens within a short time. This new living space was shaped by the ideas of modern architecture, as taught and represented by Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, Hannes Meyer, Erich Mendelsohn and Le Corbusier.

The Pavilion Le Corbusier – Genesis of a masterpiece

Reinvent yourself, architects can do that perfectly with the building type of the pavilion. Freestanding, built on a small area and with different materials, buildings which are exalted by a diverse selection of forms and uses. The Pavilion Le Corbusier in Zurich is a unique jewel of pavilion constructions and the last draft of Le Corbusier.

Unité Berlin: Social housing in demographic change and the acceptance of modern architectural icons

If you stand in front of the Unité Berlin by Le Corbusiers, without any background knowledge, you are left with just a monstrous volume of concrete. Philipp Funke goes deeper into the construction and helps to understand.

The Modulor

The Modulor – a recurring silhouette in Le Corbusier's art and buildings with wide shoulders and narrow waist. A proud human figure who puts an arm up and has been thought as a universal proportioning scheme that places human needs at the center of design and architecture.

Colour composes space – Béton Brut meets purple velvet

In an outstanding fresh colour and material constellation, the Berlin architect Ester Bruzkus combines Le Corbusier, concrete, purple velvet and terrazzo.

Apartment 258 – The 3D painting in the Berlin living machine

The architect Philipp Mohr managed what Le Corbusier could never complete and realised the original plans of the great architect in his apartment of the Berlin Unité: he reconstructed the apartment through intensive studies on originals as well as using the original Le Corbusier colours.