Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Next stop: the bedroom. Urban planners helped to solve the growing space problem in Chongqing, a city of 8.5 million, by sending a subway line right through the sixth floor of a multistory apartment building.
Anyone can build near water, but how about on it? The 16th-century architects of Chenonceau Castle were looking for a challenge, so they built a wing of the castle on top of a 60-meter-long bridge spanning the Cher River. It’s now Europe’s most popular castle and boasts 800 000 visitors a year.