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Check out this absolutely dizzying library in Mexico

The José Vasconcelos Library in Mexico City

The José Vasconcelos Library is quite an architectural feat

When I first saw photos of this library, I had to close my eyes for a moment after because of how disorienting they were! The design is a maze of mirrored and symmetrical elevated walkways among the shelves. It gives the impression that everything is simply floating in midair. Considering how heavy books are, they must have some really impressive work done out of sight to be able to support everything!

With bright full pane glass windows and a botanical garden around the building, getting a spot by the window will give views just as breathtaking as those inside. (….and probably less likely to give you a headache!)


Reader, traveler, photographer, and always looking to learn!

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