kyoto :: playground • library
Kyoto, Japan • One of the best ideas I saw in Japan: in the center of a beautiful playground in the Kyoto Botanical Gardens, stands this rain-proof mushroom, whose stem contains large, deep doors exposing a free lending library of books for all ages of kids. ∞ Brilliant ! ∞ Photograph by Barbara Hofer.
☞ These shots are part of a series taken during two visits in 2002 (scanned from film negatives).