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Philips - Expo Brussels 1958

Philips at the Exhibition Expo Brussels 1958
© Expo58 - EGICARTE
Architect(s) : Le Corbusier

The Philips pavilion is an "electronic poem designed by the famous architect Le Corbusier. "

On the outside of the pavilion you could not help but be struck by its bold and surprisingly free forms.

Nor could you remain insensitive to the grace of its curves.

Inside, no object, no superfluous decoration interfered with the view.

You were treated to a marvellous sound and light show that lasted about ten minutes.

All of Philips' most modern technical resources in terms of electro-acoustics, lighting, projection and cinematography had been put to use.

The architectural structure of the pavilion and the performance were one and the same.

All these elements were based on a single inspiration and reinforced each other thanks to Philips' technical progress in the field of electronic automation.

© Guide Officiel Exposition Universelle de Bruxelles 1958 - Desclée & Co