Libraries tend to be your average, mundane space where you plough up and down massive aisles of towering books, scour the spines by ISBN numbers and check out your books then head home. Well, for the kids of Monterrey, Mexico that’s not exactly the case. The Council for the Culture and Arts of Nuevo León (or Conarte) along with Anagrama have created a space that’s perfect to interest the younger generations to stick around and read for awhile.
Though the building’s existing shell was somewhat of a historic steelworks space, the interior was able to be built upon to create a unique environment that encourages reading. So with a bit of paint to accentuate already there architectural features and some asymmetrical pieces added to the base, it became the perfect spot for children to imagine, read and learn. A slightly topographical space utilized the mounds to excavate bookshelves and storage space for curling up with a good book (or even series!).