Gallery: Book Mountain: MVDRV Unveils Massive Monument to Reading in th...

The new facility has space for 15,000 books on shelves made from recycled flower pots. Book Mountain is encased in a pyramid of glass that infiltrates the space with tons of daylighting, but don't worry about UV damage to the books. Because of the amount of wear and tear on borrowed books, the ones that will be subjected to light the most, will likely need to be replaced regularly anyways.

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