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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.

Bauhaus in Tel Aviv © The White City Center Tel Aviv

Bauhaus in Tel Aviv

In Tel Aviv 4,000 of these Bauhaus-pearls are on the Mediterranean beach, sometimes hidden, often dirty but highly esteemed and admired in wonder! From the 1920s, apartments were necessarily needed north of the old port of Jaffa, many apartments for many new citizens within a short time. This new living space was shaped by the ideas of modern architecture, as taught and represented by Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, Hannes Meyer, Erich Mendelsohn and Le Corbusier.

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.

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.

Breadway Bakery ©Mikhail Loskutov

Powder Pink: The evolution from a timeless classic to a trend

Some still regard powdered pink as a naive little girl's colour; others see it as a contemporary expression of zeitgeist in interior design, which is not only about using colourful wall painting, but also reflects a complete idea of living. In the historical colour palette of Le Corbusier, there are three nuances in the range between delicate pastel pink and old rose.

The five points of a new architecture

In the course of his work as an architect, Le Corbusier developed a series of architectural principles which he used as the basis of his designs.

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.

Interior architecture as a full-body experience

In conversation with meierei Interior Design & Design on conception and implementation of an architectural "whole-body experience".

Le Corbusier’s Colour Keyboards

To support the polychrome colour design, Le Corbusier developed the colour keyboards. In an interview we talk with colour expert Dr.Kalthegener.

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