Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Los Angeles, USA
Sunset Boulevard, the heart of Hollywood, can be over the top – but pockets of normality exist. The Gwen serves meaty dishes and has an in-house butcher shop. The new restaurant seats 80 diners; the decor is muted and the atmosphere, relaxed.
High-end plant installations? Sure, why not. Greenery Unlimited in Brooklyn, New York, is a store devoted to biophilic design. Biophilia is a holistic concept aimed at improving life for urbanites and creating a more intimate connection to nature by surrounding us with plants.
Jean Nouvel’s latest coup: After more than ten years under construction, the National Museum of Qatar has now been completed according to the Pritzker Prize-winning French architect’s designs. The building was inspired by the desert rose, a mineral that looks like a flower with petrified petals.