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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+.

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«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.

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.

Berliner Loft Apartment der Architektin Ester Bruzkus

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.

Philipp Mohrs Apartment 258 im Berliner Corbusierhaus ©Didier Gaillard

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.

Pavilion de L'Esprit Nouveau – An avant-garde vision of the future

Originally designed in 1925, the prototype of the <Pavilion de L'Esprit Nouveau> was rebuilt in 1977 in Bologna and since the restoration in 2017, it shines in the original colours again – a prime example of standardised housing units.

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.

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