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Tower of Babel Built with 30,000 Books

May 17, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Argentinian conceptual artist Marta Minujin has constructed this massive tower of books at Plaza San Martin in Buenos Aires in reference to UNESCO’s recent nomination of the city as the World Book Capital in 2011. The myriad books were donated by libraries, readers, and over 50 embassies around the world and the structure can be climbed through May 28th after which it will be dismantled. Photos linked to their sources. (via flavorwire)

 

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