A Public Library That's Nicer than The Fanciest Tech Offices
15 February 2017
The intent of the design for a new library in Thionville, France, was to create the “city’s collective living room”.
The design features include reading nooks built like cubbies into the walls, music-practice rooms covered in tactile (and sound insulating) materials like carpet, and lounge chairs suspended from the ceiling.
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