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A 16th-century Turkish Bath Turned Into Pop-Up Library


We’re totally nerding out over this A+-winning pop-up, which combines our love for adaptive re-use, architectural ruins, and … books! For a week last fall, Studio 8 1/2 converted a 16th-century Turkish bath, or hammam, in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, into a contemporary art library, bringing international acclaim to this largely forgotten monument.

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