Topography of curved bookshelves!

MVRDV in collaboration with local architects TUPDI has completed the Tianjin Binhai Library cultural centre in China featuring a luminous spherical auditorium around which floor-to-ceiling bookcases cascade The undulating bookshelf is fpamg the buildings main spatial device. The buildings mass extrudes upwards from the site and is punctured by a spherical auditorium in the centre. Bookshelves are arrayed on either side of the sphere and act as everything from stairs to seating, …