ATG Quirkies: The Lighter Than Air Reading Room

Check out this post on the Lonely Planet Travel News “An incredible reading room has been unveiled inside a wooden airship floating between two buildings at the DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague that allows guests to unwind and appreciate literature in a unique environment.

Inspired by the designs of early 20th Century airships, the 42-metre-long, ten-metre wide permanent structure is made of steel and wood, with stairs leading up to the huge reading room housed inside.  The airship bears the name, “Gulliver” after one of the most famous characters in Utopian literature taken from Jonathan Swift’s classic, “Gulliver’s Travels”. Gulliver will serve as a space for reading and public discussions of literature, including talks on poetry and fiction as well critical-writing workshops…”

(Thanks to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies)

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