Posts of category: Le Corbusier

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.

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.

Zum Artikel über die Unite Marseille

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.

©Frederic Laban - FLC/ADAGP

" 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.

Polychromie Architecturale Le Corbusier ©Les Couleurs Suisse AG

The potential of colour as an architectural design element

'Experience of space', a central aspect for many architects who are aware of the effect of colour in interior design and general architectural colour design. This text explains the Architectural Polychromy by Le Corbusier and describes the color keyboards as well as the color concepts behind them.

Pavillon Le Corbusier in Zürich ©FLC/ADAGP

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: Sozialwohnungen im demographischen Wandel und die Akzeptanz moderner Architekturikonen

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.

Der Modulor Unite Berlin @Les Couleurs Suisse AG

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.

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.

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