On October 22, 2015, Girard-Perregaux, a Swiss watchmaker, held a special event in Paris, France to release the latest timepiece creation-Vintage 1945 Le Corbusier. The watch is limited to 50 pieces to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of urban planner and architect Le Corbusier (formerly Charles-Edward Jeanner).
Girard Perregaux Vintage 1945 Le Corbusier Limited Edition
The news media, French celebrities and other friends of the brand came to the Euse Gallery in Paris on the Seine Avenue in the 6th arrondissement of Paris to visit the exhibition ‘Pierre Jeannay-Le Corbusier-Chandigarh’ Le Corbusier, his brother and Pierre Jeanneret’s rare furniture works), appreciate Girard-Perregaux’s latest timepiece creation.
French actors Patrick Tensi and Thierry Lelmit
The exhibits are from Chandigarh, India, a new city planned by Le Corbusier for the planning of the late Prime Minister Nehru. The exhibits create the perfect atmosphere for the exhibition of the new watch, whose dial is made of concrete, which is one of Le Corbusier’s preferred building materials. The exhibition is open to the public and will run until November 21.
‘Pierre Jeannay-Le Corbusier-Chandigarh’ cabinet tables and chairs, the watch exhibition is listed on the right side of the middle cabinet
The left side of the dial is engraved with the famous ‘City of Light’. Le Corbusier designed and constructed a residential concrete building in Marseille, France from 1945 to 1952. The right side of the dial is engraved with a pattern. Stylized human silhouettes to standardize the structure and size of modern residential units.
Guests at Yuss Gallery
Le Corbusier is known for his modern design. He was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, a small town in the Swiss Jura Valley that is also the birthplace of Girard-Perregaux. In 2012, Girard-Perregaux released a Le Corbusier trilogy limited edition watch to pay tribute to the urban planner and master of architecture. It is reported that the new Vintage 1945 Le Corbusier limited edition watch will be on sale in France in mid November.