Depot Domiciles: Train Stations Become Hip German Homes
Birgit Hörner and Robert Lack spent years converting Groß-Umstadt train station -- situated between Darmstadt and Aschaffenburg -- into a living space. (photo: Robert Laack, caption: Spiegel)
Converting old train stations into living spaces is all the rage in Germany. They're charming and, often, affordable -- but making these buildings livable can be more difficult than people anticipate.