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MVRDV completes Tianjin Binhai Public Library

(2 November 2017) MVRDV in collaboration with local architects TUPDI has completed the Tianjin Binhai Library, a 33,700m2 cultural centre featuring a luminous spherical auditorium around which floor-to-ceiling bookcases cascade. The undulating bookshelf is the building’s main spatial device, and is used both to frame the space and to create stairs, seating, the layered ceiling […]


MVRDV articulates library in Tianjin around a mirrored auditorium

(16 June 2016) A library designed by Dutch firm MVRDV is nearing completion in the Chinese city of Tianjin. The 34,200 square meter building forms part of the new Binhai Cultural Centre, a masterplan designed by German architects GMP. The structure joins four other buildings on the site via a series of ‘cultural corridors’. The […]