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From Sloping-Roofed Libraries to Lounge-Worthy Education Centers

 - May 1, 2014
These education centers not only provide a place for kids and adults alike to come and find books, but also be inspired be the distinct structural designs. From sloping-roofed libraries to spaces that refuse to use 90-degree angles, these designs are forward-thinking in multiple ways.

Musashino Place for example is located in Tokyo, and offers not only spaces for children to read, but also partake in various activities available at the institution. Other innovative libraries include sculptures placed in the middle of open urban spaces, with an area at the center for one person to step inside and read from the available material. It's designs such as this that help promote the idea of how learning can take place on a day to day basis, even in the most spontaneous ways.