A Cascading Metal Rainbow Fills a Bookstore in Suzhou, China with Layers of Transparent Hues


As a part of a larger project inside of a unique bookstore in Suzhou, China, architectural designers WUtopia Lab framed a reading room with a colorful structure referred to as the “Xanadu of Rainbows.” Made of one-centimenter thick aluminum sheets that have been perforated and cut into swooping shapes, the metal rainbow is created in a gradient that shifts through almost every shade in the ROYGBIV spectrum.

The word Xanadu is used to describe an idyllic space or place, which is what the architects sought to create with the vibrant, flowing design.[…]

 

Source: A Cascading Metal Rainbow Fills a Bookstore in Suzhou, China with Layers of Transparent Hues

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