Architecture Inspired by Literature

Flavorwire recently published an article entitled, “10 Beautiful Buildings Inspired by Famous Books”. The article describes buildings with designs inspired by a piece of literature or writer. The pictures of the buildings are incredibly beautiful and look like fabulous places to visit! Several are located in New England.Links to the catalog records of some of the books mentioned in the article are below.

Orhan Pamuk, The Museum of Innocence

Franz Kafka, The Castle

Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

Herman Melville, Moby Dick

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

Wilhelm Hauff, Lichtenstein

Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Henry David Thoreau, Walden: Or, Life in the Woods

Writings of Knut Hamsun

Poetry of Luis Cernuda


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