Le Corbusier Journal

Worth a read, on topics like architecture, design and art. Find recent contributions to Le Corbusier, his buildings as well as colour design and highlights of the official Les Couleurs® Le Corbusier manufacturers.

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.

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.

Colour rave – Le Corbusier's Architectural Polychromy in the design hotel Miramonte

With the help of Le Corbusier's Polychromie Architecturale, a lovingly thought-out and modern design hotel was created in dealing with the existing architecture, which is given an unmistakable character through delicate as well as intense colour compositions.

Poke by the pool

With the Berlin restaurant L.A. Poke, the exceptional architect Ester Bruzkus landed another coup. Using Le Corbusier's architectural colours, she created an extraordinary interior design that lets you enjoy a break at the California pool all year round – including culinary delights à la Poke Bowl.

Le Corbusier’s residential unit "Type Berlin"

The Unité d'Habitation in Berlin-Charlottenburg differs in some architectural features from its sisters in France. Some features are missing, but Le Corbusier found clever solutions to cover up the deviations.For the 60th anniversary, the Paris artist Florence Cosnefroy now realised the project "Colour Dialogue".

Studio-Apartment Le Corbusier

After two years of extensive restoration work, the Parisian studio apartment by Le Corbusier is back to its original state.

The building envelope in Le Corbusier colours

With our new license manufacturer heroal, the building envelope, windows and doors can now be selected in original Le Corbusier colours.

Kaleidoscope of Polychromy – Munich in a rapture of colour

On the occasion of the Munich Creative Business Week, the bdia organized a unique event at the Hotel THE LOVELACE in Munich's city center, where the creative and architectural scene met for cross-industry networking. As a special centerpiece of the event, 9 colour prisms stood out in the air, which were implemented with all 63 colours by Le Corbusier.

Between form and function

Designing a chair that meets all the functional and aesthetic quality requirements is always a great challenge for the designer. The Swiss furniture designer This Weber describes the idea and design process using the example of a chair.