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The multi-storey, unusually wide building was just too big to photograph all at once. Therefore Gursky made two photographs, which he joined together digitally so that the assembled image resembles a single photograph again. As in a picture puzzle, two levels of image recognition emerge: from a certain distance the façade appears to be a flat, ornamental and lifeless structure; but under closer inspection we recognize people, furnishings, human activity, and the rigidly-structured façade becomes alive.