An Outdoor Library in Ghent by Massimo Bartolini

An Outdoor Library in Ghent by Massimo Bartolini libraries installation books Belgium

An Outdoor Library in Ghent by Massimo Bartolini libraries installation books Belgium

An Outdoor Library in Ghent by Massimo Bartolini libraries installation books Belgium

An Outdoor Library in Ghent by Massimo Bartolini libraries installation books Belgium

An Outdoor Library in Ghent by Massimo Bartolini libraries installation books Belgium

I personally haven’t visited a library in longer than I care to say, but if I happened upon this public outdoor library installed in the middle of a Belgian vineyard I would be tempted to grab a cork screw and picnic blanket to make a day of it. The outdoor library entitled Bookyard was built by Italian artist Massimo Bartolini for the Belgian art festival TRACK: A Contemporary City Conversation in Ghent. Visitors are invited to peruse the stacks and are free to take any book they find for a small donation at a designated box. Hopefully they empty the shelves before it rains. (via designboom)