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Anatomy of the Book

The accordion book is one of the oldest forms of book known to man. Its structure is simple yet extremely effective, this allows one to create an object as complex as a book with only two rigid elements as covers and a single, folded piece of paper. By nature it is flexible but precise and easy to make. In opening accordion pages you unveil the book’s content, and see the physical and intellectual journey throughout. Much like the accordion book, the current day spine version or bound books provide an infrastructure that helps us tie all the elements of a book together. These were the inspiring elements that helped further our understanding into the “anatomy of the book” and hence the “anatomy of the library”.

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Status: Competition Entry
Location: Daegu, KR