HAS uses frosted glass to “blur boundaries” in Chongqing bookshop

Translucent glass shrouds the books within this bookshop in Chongqing, designed by architecture studio HAS Design and Research.

Located in Chongqing’s dense city centre, The Glade Bookstore is a bookshop, restaurant and exhibition space designed to act as a “spiritual and restful place” in the otherwise bustling Chinese city.

The Glade Bookstore is a peaceful store inside the bustling city of Chongqing

HAS Design and Research (HAS) drew on the prominent Chinese artist Guanzhong Wu’s ink painting The Mountain City of Chongqing to create the bookshop, in a bid to blend metropolitan life with the feel of the countryside.

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