This temporary building, designed by schneider+schumacher especially for the Book Fair, served as the main stage of the Fair for the first time last year. Externally it resembles a closed shell, offering visitors a place of refuge from thehustle and bustle of the fair.Inside it surprises them with an impressive open wooden construction spanning the entire room, which also serves as an oversized bookshelf.
From 16 to 20 October Frankfurt will once again become the world's capital of ideas. Numerous creative artists and enthusiasts from all over the world travel to the Book Fair to network, discuss and to swap ideas. The Frankfurt Pavilion at the heart of the fair offers a platform for interviews, discussions, book presentations and readings.