Friday, 18 April 2014

Book Benches in Istanbul

Book benches in Istanbul. These unusual benches are designed for streets, bus stops, squares and parks of Istanbul, Turkey, they are decorated in the form of books. The city of Istanbul is promoting reading with the help of book bench. Benches that generally look like an open book is placed around the city and each bench carries Quotes from 18 famous Turkish writers. This Campaign are not only promotes the reading but also turns boring public into various functional works of art. It is a brilliant idea to promote readers with the use of such creative Book Benches which are located at the heart of the city. You can't spend your time in vain sitting on such a wise bench, besides such creative approach to architecture encourages people to study, learn and read. 

Book Benches in Istanbul
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Book Benches in Istanbul
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Book Benches in Istanbul
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Book Benches in Istanbul
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Book Benches in Istanbul
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Book Benches in Istanbul
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Book Benches in Istanbul
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Book Benches in Istanbul
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