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24-Hour Library Built from 1,000 Empty Beer Cartons

What began as 1,000 empty beer cartons was quickly pulled together by residents in East Germany into an incredible open air public library. Designed by Karo Architekten, the grassroots project located in Magdeburg, provides residents with a place to congregate, as well as borrow books from the pop-up library which is open 24 hours a day.

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