Architects: CMQ architettura
Location: Milan, Italy
LIBRERIA CONTINUA is the hypothesis for an inter-scalar relationship between interior architecture and the city. Even if the bookcase is considered as an element naturally related to the interior space, in fact, thanks to its adaptability and usage, it becomes an interactive element able to gather the users in a collective experience: the act of reading. Its collective nature enables us to imagine the bookcase as a continuous and alive ‘creature’, which naturally extends from the interior spaces of our houses and libraries to the outside public space of the city. Changing its context as a ‘Ready Made’, LIBRERIA CONTINUA is the proposal for an infinite oversized bookcase, which interacts with the public spaces of the city, adapting to the urban context and opening up new collective possibilities for the citizens.