Posts tagged with Design

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.

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Fresh paint for a 60s building

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.

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Colour doesn’t have to be flat paint

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

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."

©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.

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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.

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«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.

Zum Artikel Heroal gewinnt German Design Award

«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.

Zum Artikel Les Couleurs Suisse Farbgestaltung BVS von Burkhard&Fata ©Hannah Grüninger

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.

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.

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