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.
Posts of category: Colour Design
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 is the first colour of the Architectural Polychromy by Le Corbusier. "The cream white. Balanced, with stable aesthetics. The first mural ‘Velvet’ shade."
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.
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.
FLORENCE COSNEFROY on your personal experience with the Le Corbusier Architectural Polychromy in the Unités and their inhabitants.
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.
'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.
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.
In an outstanding fresh colour and material constellation, the Berlin architect Ester Bruzkus combines Le Corbusier, concrete, purple velvet and terrazzo.