Glass Floor Library

Photo credit: XL-Muse via Hype Beast

Your eyes aren’t playing tricks, nor is this a computer-generated scene from Inception, just the Yangzhou Zhongshuge library in China. Architecture firm XL-Muse recently unveiled this futuristic 1,000-square-meter design, and in addition to the black mirrored floor, you’ll also find sweeping bookshelves, arched walls, and seating areas. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Glass Floor Library
Glass Floor Library
Glass Floor Library
Glass Floor Library

“The concept stemmed from something simple and vital: water. The firm wanted to capture the flowing nature of the element and implement it to this project. All in all, folks will find this beautiful and softly lit library in Zhenyuan as a surreal escape to dig their noses in books,” reports Hype Beast.