Outdoor seafront library encourages rest and love of books
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Located in Varna, Bulgaria, the Rapana library was created by a team of architects - Yuzdzhan Turgaev, Boyan Simeonov, Ibrim Asanov and Mariya Aleksieva - who were keen to encourage the tactile enjoyment of reading books, as opposed to e-readers. The timber structure design echoes that of a seashell, a fitting approach for the city considered to be the country’s marine capital. Providing shady places to sit, shelving for more than one thousand books, and a small stage, the library is open air and open to the public. Made possible through parametric design, the final building is the culmination of…
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