A library called "Tianjin Binghai" was build in the cultural area of Binghai, China. It has 5 storeys and a peculiar spherical auditorium in the middle that looks like a giant's eye. The library was designed by MVRDV from Netherlands in collaboration with the Tianjin Institute of Planning and Design. It's total area is 34 thousand square meters. 1,2 million books are stored there.
On the first floor there is a lecture hall, on the second - recreation area, on the higher floors - offices, conference rooms and computer rooms. The building was erected in 3 years.
Bookshelves serve as seats and stairs at the same time.