Mind-Blowing Building Built From Thousands of Books

by , 03/26/14

Scanner, Matej Kren, sustainable design, green design, book building, green architecture, recycled materials, environmental art, eco art

Kren created “Scanner” specifically for MAMbo in collaboration with the Slovakian Centre for Information on Literature. The installation is the seminal event of a local children’s book fair — some of us may have been raised to treat books like books and only books, but Kren manages to inspire literary reverence by using books as building materials. However intellectually metaphorical that may sound, it’s a physical truth.

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  4. dylanfllr August 7, 2010 at 11:53 am

    I saw a very similar installation in prague last year, but on a smaller scale. Link
    same person?

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