the library that ate prague

Or should I say “will eat”? This insane design by Future Systems won a recent competition for an addition to Prague’s National Library. Pricetag? £48 million:

Prague national library extension

BD (“the Architects’ Website”) gives a full report complete with digital imagery. It’s a noble project to be sure, but my personal opinion is that purple v. green was officially out circa 1994. No word yet on whether Deee-Lite will reunite and accept joint directorship of the facility.

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