The dramatic arching membrane hovers over the curved book shelves, artfully and respectfully displaying the books on sale. Gradient steps lead people up and down the wooden shelves and double as comfy seating along the way.
According to Roberto Treviño, partner and architectural director at Anagrama, the design is meant to provide a personal reading space free from distractions. “The idea was to evoke the feeling of detachment with the external world. It’s just you, the books, and this fantastic space. It really creates an amazing reading experience.”