Located close to Checkpoint Charlie the GSW Headquarters was the first tall building to rise in Berlin after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The windows are polychromatic pastel hues of orange and rose when the window shades are closed. Built 1999. Architect: Sauerbruch Hutton.

See also New Biochemistry Building by Hawkins Brown in Oxford and Your Rainbow Panorama, Aarhus for more photos of dramatic use of colour in architecture.