30 Nov '17, 7pm

City's first street library is made with wood & parametric design

City's first street library is made with wood & parametric design

The digital revolution may be here to stay, but when it comes to paper books, many of us are still fans of the printed word. Yes, electronic books save trees and paper, but sometimes, there's nothing like holding a real, good book in your hands and leafing lovingly through the pages (not to mention the hidden environmental footprint of e-readers ). To promote the love of books in an urban setting, this open outdoor library has popped up in the city of Varna, Bulgaria. Created by a team of local designers with wood, using parametric design tools, the structure welcomes the public in to wander and peruse its open shelves. Rapana Street Library/via Located in what is called "the marine capital of Bulgaria," the shell-like Rapana Street Library was conceived as a way to encourage people to spend some time with real books. Constructed with 240 wooden pieces that were cut using ...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/urban-design/street-library-ma...

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