Created by Toronto–based Atelier Kastelic Buffey, this 64-square-foot lending library is designed to coax residents to the town of Newmarket—the historic core of Toronto. Outfitted with two pivoting doors, the structure opens to reveal tiny reading nooks. Solar panels power the interior lights, and its portability is ideal for Canada's harsh winter weather. The library is enclosed with black-stained slatted plywood walls.
The architect and the city hope the structure becomes an well-visited, treasured, civic space. It was donated to the city by HollisWealth, a wealth management group, and the architects worked pro bono.
Read more about the project at Fast Company.
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