Kollhoff shows power of brick

Dutch ministries by Hans Kollhoff

After discovering his captivating Potsdamer Platz 1 in Berlin, which actually uses the same brick as Fritz Höger’s Chilehaus did 70 years earlier, I’m delighted to see Hans Kollhoff continue to prove that the contemporary urban tower can be comfortably clad in something other than glass (Buildings March 8).

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