Modern Bookstore Housed Inside An Ancient Dominican Cathedral [Pics]

Modern Bookstore Housed Inside An Ancient Dominican Cathedral [Pics]
Design

Architects create a contemporary retail space inside a 13th century building in Holland.

Emma Hutchings
  • 21 march 2012

Architecture firm Merkx + Girod designed this contemporary bookstore housed in a 13th century Dominican cathedral in Maastricht, Holland. The branch of Dutch bookstore chain Selexyz provides a new function for the heritage location and fuses contemporary design features with the historical structure.

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