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Uroko House Book Igloo – A Lair for Literature Lovers
Posted By Beth Shea On July 1, 2009 @ 11:30 am In eco kids,Inhabitots | No Comments
‘Bedtime stories’ becomes a literal interpretation in the design of the Uroko House Book Igloo  — a cozy, fort-like enclosure of bookshelves which encircle a bed. Being surrounded in slumber by books is a bibliophile’s dream, and Point Architects  enables lovers of literature to wrap themselves up in their treasured tales while drifting off to sleep in this cleverly constructed lair . The backless shelves allow one to grab a book from inside or outside the Igloo . Conceptually designed for children, we think it’s a telltale sign that as adults, we’re equally smitten with the Uroko House Book Igloo , and wouldn’t mind curling up with a good book, or fifty, in one of our own.
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 Uroko House Book Igloo: http://www.inhabitots.com/2009/07/01/uroko-book-igloo-is-a-book-lovers-dream-bed/
 Point Architects: http://www.point-tokyo.jp/
 the Igloo: http://www.point-tokyo.jp/works_nagaoka/ni12uroko.html
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