Posts of category: Polychromy Architectural

Posts of category: Polychromy Architectural

How colour affects mood and productivity

Spaces have changed as a result of Covid-19, we examine how colour affects mood and productivity and explore the emotional impact of colour and potential gains of using the right colours in the workplace, and why colour can actively improve our overall wellness.

Deciding on a Primary Colour

How to incorporate primary colours. Understanding primary colours and understanding their colour psychology properties and how these impact on deciding on a primary colour. Le Corbusier enjoyed incorporating primary colours in his designs - Unité d’habitation, his multi-functional space in Marseille demonstrated how he embraced primary colours and recognised the effects primary colours had upon the end user. Read our latest article for the whole story.

Colour Philosophy in Architecture and Design – Grey (All about the Grey Scale) - Part III

Im letzten Teil unserer Trilogie zu Grau gehen wir auf die Graustufen ein und wie man Le Corbusiers sieben Grautöne in einer Standardformel der Grauskala anordnen würde. Ausserdem wir vergleichen eines von Le Corbusiers Bildern eines Innenraums und interpretieren es auf der Grauskala.

How to use Le Corbusier’s colour keyboards for perfect colour concepts, every time

The perfect colour palette means combining subjectivity with a logical system. This is exactly what Le Corbusier‘s #polychromiearchitecturale allows, primarily through the use of colour keyboards. Read our latest article for more

The colour moods of the Architectural Polychromy

The colour moods of the Architectural Polychromy by Le Corbusier are natural and harmonious. With the Architectural Polychromy by Le Corbusier, design and architecture have a tool for colour design that helps to change or support spatial effects through colours.

“These colours fill our life with peace and harmony”

A poetic homage to Le Corbusier and the Architectural Polychromy from Maharashtra, India. The story of a lawyer who, while leading some research on Le Corbusier, discovered the polychromy and the 63 Le Corbusier colours all by himself.

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."

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.

«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.

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.