Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Posted by swl at 1:11 AM
"Through the Looking Glass which is conceptualized around the idea of a "building like a bookcase." The design was a collaboration between French architecture firms AAKAA andMARS Architectes.
"The traditional library is the container of a precious and invisible cognition. It resemble a vault whose boundaries seem jealously kept hermetic to the world. This fortress appears to protect its sacred and timeless spaces from an invasive exterior. The vast and silent distances it holds paralyze the pleasure of exchanging, their immensity affects the simplicity of a gesture to the other....escaping from its fortifications, reaching the town in a mutual desire of communion and generosity: a library in the city, a city in the library...." to find out more...
Images & passage via Buslter