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Monterrey library is a reading space, playroom and climbing experience

Take a look at this library in Monterrey, Mexico. Designed by the team at Anagrama, the Children’s Library and Culture Center lies inside a warehouse-like building and boasts an incredibly modern design that sees neon rafters and shelves offset by angular shaped shelving and flooring.

Anagrama, while trying to come up with a concept, say the ‘asymmetrical reading platform meant to stimulate Monterrey’s mountainous topography’ and that the bookshelves are not only used as storage, but ‘serve as a dynamic space to play and learn, to fire the imagination and provide comfort while reading’.

If this doesn’t get the kids away from the computer screen and into books, I don’t know what will!

Via Adorable Home

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Rachel Oakley is an Aussie writer based in NYC with an obsession for the creepy, cool and quirky side of life. Some of her main passions include philosophy, art, travel, and sarcasm.

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