In 1949 Le Corbusier conceived Applique d’entrée des appartments, a wall lamp of curved metal sheet to enlighten the entrances of the Unité d’Habitation in Marseille, the housing unit symbol of the Modern Movement in its architectural and urbanistic conception. The Master designed the paradigm of the wall lamp, giving it the maximum efficiency while hiding the light source.
Le Corbusier’s interest in fine arts from an early age led him to focus on architectural designs made up of lines and geometric colour blocks. For him, painting, sculpture and architecture are not isolated disciplines.Discover
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