This Impossible Library Seems to be Upside Down

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When I first saw this photo I thought it was really strange. For some reason, my brain didn't believe it was real. There's something impossible about it, as if it's upside down in space. But it's real.

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Illustration for article titled This Impossible Library Seems to be Upside Down
Illustration for article titled This Impossible Library Seems to be Upside Down

It's the Vasconcelos Library, designed by Alberto Kalach architects, a 410,008-square-foot steel, concrete and glass leviathan in Mexico DF. [Archdaily]

DISCUSSION

This is gorgeous, but, can you imagine the way that even the smallest sound must echo in there?