Completed in 2006, the bindery’s where art works.

The studio for Ma Nao Books also serves as a venue for performances, lectures, demonstrations, and all manner of creative expression, tango included.

Glass-paneled garage doors allow southern and northern light and open to two ground-floor patios. Bamboo cabinetry floats above bamboo flooring, which itself is suspended, making it easy to work and play on one’s feet for hours.

For accounts of construction and more pictures, visit the Press section and manaobooks.blogspot.com.

Above, a shot of the bindery from the entry; below, the south garage door.

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