A Bookworm’s Dream: The Bookshelf Tower

Although this bookshelf staircase is not functional as a living space, let alone for reading purposes, it is a pretty clever space-saving solution. Even the speed reading bookworms would have trouble reaching enlightenment living in this enclosed structure- albeit housing an impressively accessible 6,000 books! But just for fun, let us observe Rintala Eggertsson’s ‘Ark’, which was built for a Small Spaces exhibition right inside of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Nothing short of a small architectural wonder well worth the peek…

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Here is a walk through of the tower.

Rintala Eggertsson ‘Ark’ – tour of the book tower from Architects Build Small Spaces on Vimeo.

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