Church renovated into bookstore in Holland

Built in 1924, this beautiful Dominican Cathedral located in Maastricht, Holland, is taking on a new life in the form of a modern bookstore. Architectural firm Merkx + Girod are behind the conversion project known as Selexyz Dominicanen Maastricht, which was a massive task with the space measuring some 1,200 sq. metres. Due to the Cathedral having high ceilings, the bookshelves were built up into multistory units to allow for maximum space utilization. Seems like a pretty inspiring place to purchase a book.


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Cormack is a young writer/photographer from Newcastle who shot his first music festival at age fifteen. When he’s not writing or photographing, you’ll find him stumbling around gigs in Sydney and Newcastle or soaking up culture and coffee in Melbourne.