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Pavilion Le Corbusier
24.01.20

We are excited to report that the recently restored Pavilion Le Corbusier in Zurich will be welcoming visitors for the summer season, from 08 May. Originally commissioned by Swiss gallery owner and interior designer Heidi Weber to showcase her friend Le Corbusier’s works of art, the pavilion was the last built work of the architect and has long been a source of intrigue for me. Recently restored by architects Silvio Schmed and Arthur Rüegg, the four-storey glass and steel structure has renewed the pavilion’s spirited aesthetic. Included in the restoration works was the reproduction of Le Corbusier’s original tree-trunk furniture pieces and over-scaled light sculptures. With every last detail considered by Le Corbusier, from a sculpted concrete staircase to the hour-glass shaped bronze door handles, the pavilion is considered a total work of art — and one that will remain on my ‘must see’ list until next time. Photography by Georg Aerni courtesy of Hypebeast.