Tunnel Of Books

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The lobby of Yangzhou Zhongshuge bookstore in Zhen Yuan, China designed by Shanghai based studio XL-Muse: a cavernous curved roof, shelved with books and a polished black marble floor to create the optical illusion.

MORE: XL-Muse creates tunnel of books for shop in China (Dezeen)

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22 thoughts on “Tunnel Of Books

  1. paul

    I can see myself scrabbling at the floor to get to the ‘other’ books under the floor.

  2. onthesauce@memememes memes what is wrong with this thing?

    Look at my books…please…
    I have a lot of books.
    I have more books than you.
    I know I didn’t read them, but I’m still smarter than you because I have a lot of books. You only have the Internet, you idiot. I HAVE BOOKS, so Yeah…

  3. Kieran Nice Young Chap

    That is insanely cool.

    You’d have to be very selective with who you stock it with. Wouldn’t want Cecilia Ahern’s non-union Chinese equivalent grubbying the place up.

  4. onthesauce@memememes memes what is wrong with this thing?

    Yeah but…
    …the narcissism is unnecessary.

    N’est ce pas?

      1. onthesauce@memememes memes what is wrong with this thing?

        Not at all, my young friend.
        I was just thinking about how if you have nothing at all worth saying you can always fall back on ‘I love Libraries’, even if the last time you were in one the rest of your class was with you.

        Silence.

  5. onthesauce@memememes memes what is wrong with this thing?

    You’re not wrong about the afternoon.

  6. onthesauce@memememes memes what is wrong with this thing?

    Forgive me.
    I have a problem with people who read stuff.
    – And that’s why I write.*

    *quick nod to Doug Stanhope there.

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