Photo credit: Dong Woo Architects
Most libraries around the world have elevators and / or stairs, but this one features a two-story slide. Created by design studio Bang Keun YOU and DongWoo Architects, this attraction is located in South Korea’s Hoseo University. On the outside, the building is inspired by stacks of books, while the stainless steel shell was modeled after a QR code made from the library’s official name: Jang Yeong Sil. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“Inside, a large central volume allows straight visibility from the main entrance, leading students up a grand staircase with a massive bookcase wall to the main study spaces, as well as allowing ample natural light and maintaining sight lines to the outside landscapes from every corner of the building,” according to HypeBeast.