8 April 2008

Natch, Anthracite for Hackescher Markt 1



Berlin’s love affair with fake sandstone bows to private interests

As uttered here a while back, Berlin’s Mitte district can be mindnumbingly predictable, but SLAB Magazine wasn’t quite prepared to see another prophecy come true as quickly as this. The beige box at Hackescher Markt number 1, soon to be home to Muji, has indeed traded its sandstone cladding on the ground floor for anthracite coloured blocks.