Le Corbusier

Floating Art Festival Sinks Le Corbusier Building in Danish Fjord

Danish artist Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen has submerged a replica of Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier’s renowned Villa Savoye in Vejle Fjord as part …


Design Classic: The 214 Chair

In the words of Le Corbusier, never before was something more elegant… and more fit for practical use.<p><i>Designer: Michael Thonet, 1859.</i><p><i>Details: Beech</i> …


Le Corbusier's influence on Japanese modernism

<i></i>Thanks to the overwhelming clarity of [Le Corbusier's] positions, the bewitching nature of his epigrammatic style and the already-powerful …


Chandigarh: Depicting Corbusier’s work, 8 murals come up at multilevel parking

In the middle is Corbusier’s open hand and there are cut-outs of Corbusier’s drawings depicting architectural plan of Chandigarh, based on straight …


Style Classic: White Walls

Every reason to be both pale and interesting.<p>There are myriad ways to work with white, so it’s no surprise that there are more shades of white than …

Art Galleries

Le Corbusier's Modernist Masterpiece Sunk In A Danish Fjord

Created as a part of ‘Floating Art’, an annual festival held by the Vejle Art Museum, the replica sits partially submerged in the waters beyond the …


How Le Corbusier Became Big in Japan

IT DOES NOT announce itself as a major building. In Ueno, at the northern end of old Tokyo, stands a relatively small concrete box, hoisted on slim columns. It is set off from the rest of the park by a wide gray plaza, demanding a solemn approach. As you near it, the flat expanse of the facade …


12 Design Lessons from Le Corbusier’s Maison La Roche in Paris

A few years ago, on a trip to Paris, a friend took me to the Maison La Roche, the villa by architects Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret, located in …


Art Industry News: Russia Orders the Destruction of a Poetic Anti-Putin Artwork + Other Stories

Art World<p>Plus, Olafur Eliasson is opening a restaurant in Iceland and Christopher Knight has some advice for incoming MOCA director Klaus Biesenbach.<p>,<p>…


Floating Art! ‘Flooding Modernity’ By Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen

Through the years we have seen some interesting and intriguing art installations that provide meaning. Today we get a look at a unique installation …


‘Flooding Modernity’ art installation sinks Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye in a Danish fjord

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Artist Alex Chinneck Unzips an Abandoned Building in England

As part of a surreal installation called ‘Open To The Public.’<p>Alex Chinneck returns with a surreal new installation entitled <i>Open To The Public</i> in …


Full-Size Replica of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye Sunk in Danish Fjord

A giant replica of Le Corbusier’s iconic Villa Savoye has been half-sunk off a Danish fjord as part of the country’s Floating Art 2018 festival. The …


Trump is reportedly 'obsessed' with remodeling the FBI's brutalist headquarters — here's why the architectural style is so controversial

FBI<p><b>President Donald Trump reportedly wants to remodel the FBI headquarters in Washington, DC,</b> <b>news website Axios reported Sunday night.</b>• <b><br>An anonymous</b> …


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An exhibit opening at MoMA next weekend will give Modernist pioneer Le Corbusier his just dues.<p>Los Angeles architect Linda Taalman made a rare visit to Le Corbusier’s fraught masterpiece, the capitol complex of the city of...<p>2012 marked what would have been the 125th birthday of the great French …

New York City

Marseille’s dreamy colour palette comes to life in the photos of Kane Hulse

Photographer Kane Hulse has trained his lens on the colourful corners of sun-bleached Marseille for his latest exhibition with Leica.The South-London …

Leica Cameras

Body and Space: Videos That Explore Cities and Architecture Through Dance

What is a building that is not inhabited? Is it still architecture? Could we say that we live in a daily choreography where our everyday life is in …


OK, Mr. Field

I woke to several different noises, something being picked up and put down, a tap being turned on and off. <i>What time is it?</i> I said. <i>It’s 4 a.m.</i>, said …

Living Rooms

True Design's Revamped Showroom

<b>WORDS</b> Mary Garner<p><b>South African design store True Design, which opened its doors back in 2014, recently revamped its Cape Town showroom.</b><p>Together with …


Tribeca dentist's office becomes Allied Maker lighting showroom

The curved windows of Le Corbusier's Ronchamp chapel influenced the series of arched nooks used for displaying lights at Allied Maker's new showroom …


Exhibition space designed by Pritzker Prize winner Tadao Ando to open in October

A Chicago exhibition space designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tado Ando will open to the public in October with a show that charts the influence of Le Corbusier, one of the giants of 20th century modernism, on Ando.<p>Called Wrightwood 659, a reference to its address in Lincoln Park, the …


Le Corbusier Buildings Given UNESCO World Heritage Status

July 18, 2016 at 9:30am<p>According to the UNESCO website, seventeen sites designed by the Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier have been added to the …

Human Rights

3D Architectural Spaces by Digital Artist Alexis Christodoulou

Imagine yourself in a dreamy world consisting of modernist architectures, colors and materials. Every detail looks too perfect that you wish it …


red brickwork in melbourne's bentwood cafe reflects the industrial heritage of its surroundings

<b>located within thonet‘s old showroom in melbourne, australia, the bentwood cafe pays tribute to the brand’s iconic furniture.</b> australian practice …


Chandigarh: Le Corbusier Centre caféteria gets facelift

Originally called the Old Architects Office, the Le Corbusier Centre is one of the earliest buildings constructed in Chandigarh, designed by Swiss …


Exhibition Sitio of Santiago Borja - Villa Savoye of Le Corbusier, Poissy (France)

The exhibition Sitio is an intervention of the artist Santiago Borja designed for the Savoye Villachef-d’œuvre of Le Corbusier - based on the statute …


Normal Studio refurbish Appartement N°50 in Le Corbusier's iconic Cité Radieuse

French duo Normal Studio have become the latest designers to overhaul an apartment inside Le Corbusier's Cité Radieuse building in …