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Light-filled library doubles as a home-like environment in Shanghai

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 30, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified May 29, 2017

There’s nothing quite like curling up with a good book. Brooklyn-based nARCHITECTS imbues those feelings of comfort into their design of “Library As Home,” the winning entry in the 110,000-square-meter Shanghai Library East Hall competition held by the city government. The cylindrical library draws inspiration from Chinese traditional architecture and culture while maintaining a contemporary design. In addition to winning first prize in the Shanghai government’s 2016 International...






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