Alternative Histories: Robbrecht en Daem Architecten on Le Corbusier

Robbrecht en Daem, Le Corbusier’s plaster model of the south wall of the Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut, 2018. Gypsum, fibreglass, epoxy, 400 × 600 × 250 mm.
Le Corbusier (1887–1965), model of south wall, Chapel de Notre-Dame-du-Haut, Ronchamp, c.1950–1951. Plaster, 127 × 216 × 38 mm. DMC 1439.

A Rain of Light

It is our true belief that light is particles of dust. When light is driven through impurities it intensifies, and we assign it a mineral quality. We feel empowered by the ‘photon theory of light’ by Albert Einstein.

– Robbrecht en Daem Architecten, January 2019­