Who’s Got the Biggest
“No housing cooperative will ever be interested in a high-rise”
- Christian H., Wohnbaugenossenschaft Grubenacker
The building rush of postmodern office headquarters of the 80s and 90s is still visible not only in the architecture of the big lobbies and the polished stone facades, but also in the colonialist and global names with which the headquarters where baptized. This phenomenon could be compared with the more recent buildings, which not only share this passion for big names, but also show their importance with a new weapon: height.
The display of power through the shapes and names of buildings is not over yet.