Impressive Book Mountain Reinvents Library Design

Impressive Book Mountain Reinvents Library Design
Design

MVRDV have designed an incredible building in the Netherlands where texts are encased in a glass pyramid.

Emma Hutchings
  • 5 october 2012

Rotterdam-based architects MVRDV have completed the ‘Book Mountain’ in Spijkenisse, the Netherlands. The library features bookshelves enclosed in a glass pyramid, with the platforms connected via wide stairs to form a continuous route of 480 meters around the mountain to its peak. There, a cafe and reading area offer panoramic views over the Dutch town.

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