The Tianjin Binhai Library

Designed by the Dutch company MVRDV, the extraordinary library in Tianjin, China, is nearing completion. The 34,200 m2 building is part of the new Binhai Cultural Centre, which was designed by German architects GMP, and connects four other buildings through a series of cultural corridors.

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This Van Delivers Human Kindness

Ever noticed the bathroom cleaners at the airport and thought, “Wow, I bet that job sucks”? Maybe you’ve felt pangs of guilt for leaving that towel on the ground after missing the trash can. Perhaps you’ve smiled at one of them as if to say “Thank you.” But I bet you haven’t given each one of them a candy bar and a thank-you note. Continue reading