One and a half million visitors a year can't be wrong! For them, the royal castle at Neuschwanstein in Bavaria is the pinnacle of every dreamer's arhcitectural fairy-tale. Never before have the charms of the natural surroundings been used so effectively to create an overall architectural picture, r have historical forms been charged with so much meaning.
Gottfried Knapp is responsible for architectural reporting as cultural editor of the Suddeutsche Zeitung in Munich. He has written on contemporary architecture and urban development in almost all the specialist publications in Germany. Achim Bunz studied at the Staatliche Fachakademie fur Fotodesign in Munich and has been working as an architectural photographer for 10 years. His photographs have been published in many periodicals and books.