One speaks of “intimidation architecture”: over-sized architecture produces always a confrontation for individual smallness. But the photo by Tilman Haerdle also indicates the strength of the reduced, minimized humanity!
title=”Waiting for the day to come” – photo by Tilman Haerdle, kindly sent to my group BLOG IT! Click on the picture to visit the photographer’s photo stream on flickr
Berlin offers a lot of this type of architecture too (as Paris, Moscow etc.)