Plur.is À savoir | 26 oct. Lire en Français 5 mn Fine watchmaking pays tribute to Le Corbusier The Vintage 1945 watch by Girard-Perregaux is a genuine technical achievement. It combines a rigorous design together with an accuracy of proportions and an original choice of material: concrete. Volume and contrast With a powerful use of light contrasts, the Vintage 1945 Le Corbusier watchby Girard-Perregaux is made sublime by photograph Benjamin Hénon. Vintage 1945 Le Corbusier: from conception to creation Stefano Macaluso explains how Le Corbusier's ideas inspired him in designing the Vintage 1945 watch, a tribute to the famous architect. Art and material Both native of la Chaux-de-Fonds, Le Corbusier and Girard-Perregaux have had a destiny in common. Building time The Vintage 1945 watch, created by Girard-Perregaux, pays tribute to Le Corbusier, bringing two artistic domains together: fine watchmaking and architecture. Concrete, 21th century innovative material Concrete changes its long time reputation of poor material and is now considered number one by big names of modern architecture.