The Two Story, Climb Inside Bookshelf Tower

The Two Story, Climb Inside Bookshelf Tower

Janel Laban
Aug 18, 2011

The Ark, designed by Rintala Eggertsson Architects is a book lover's dream - the ultimate bookshelf, one that you can literally climb inside and spend the day in. Talk about getting lost in a good book!

Part of an exhibition at the Victoria & Albert, the two story structure connects the first and second floor of the museum. The exterior shows the uniform white paged sides of the books - to peruse the colorful spines and access the volumes, you need to enter the tower.

More info on the exhibition: Architects Build Small Spaces
More info on the architects: Rintala Eggertsson Architects

Lots more posts on the Ark from around the web:
Lamda Literary
Arch Daily
Ask Nicola
Shelf Awareness

Images: Pasi Aalto / via Arch Daily & Lamda Literary

(Re-edited from a post published on 8.20.10 - JEL)

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