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This Futuristic Library In China Has 1.2 Million Books & It’s Heaven On Earth For Book Readers

Bookworms can never get enough of books or places to read. A person who reads is always waiting to pounce on an opportunity to read, to pull out a book from their bag and grab the next seat they get to spend some time with their book, to barter them, to buy them – it’s a vicious cycle. 

Also read: ‘Human Library’ To Debut In Delhi Soon So You Can Leaf Through Chapters From A Stranger’s Life

That said, the world is always more than welcoming to newer and bigger libraries where they can spend more time, get their hands on more books and basically hone their wisdom. 

MVRDV

MVRDV

MVRDV – a Netherlands-based architecture and urban design practice – has crafted a massive library for readers, in collaboration with Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute (TUPDI). 

MVRDV

MVRDV

Together, the two have beautifully used 34,000 square metres to make a library that can hold more than 1.2 million books. 

MVRDV

MVRDV

It’s a five-storey building located in the Binhai Cultural District In Tianjin. 

Also read: In An Era Of E-Readers & E-Books, This Crowdsourced Library In Mumbai Is A Breath Of Fresh Air

MVRDV

MVRDV

It’s now being called as ‘The Eye of Binhai’. 

MVRDV

MVRDV

Completed in less than 3 years, the library hosts a reading area, a lounge, meeting places, audio room, computer room etc. 

MVRDV

MVRDV

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This is not the first time that MVRDV has crafted an architectural marvel for the world. Prior to this library, they’ve created a giant scaffold staircase Rotterdam city centre.

MVRDV

MVRDV

..and another beautiful market hall! 

MVRDV

MVRDV

Also read: This Man Saved 20,000 Books From The Trash And Started A Library For Underprivileged Kids

Source of news : Indiatimes

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