The Keret House Warsaw Poland – Architect: Jakub Szczesny
Photography by Bartek Warzecha, Polish Modern Art Foundation
Area: Unknown but miniscule
We’ve featured, what we considered to be, some extremely narrow homes but surely, this has to be the narrowest fully constructed ‘home’ anywhere! At it’s narrowest, it’s just 72 centimetres (28″) before widening out to a generous 122 centimetres (48″)! Yet within that limited space you’ll find a bathroom, kitchen, bedroom and living room.
The home is meant to tie Warsaw’s past with it’s future and sits on the edge of the old Jewish Ghetto. It was pre-constructed using polycarbonate materials and then erected in-situ between two conventional buildings. The polycarbonate gives strength and light while taking up the absolute minimum amount of space.
The home will be tenanted by author, Etgar Keret, although it is not clear if he will actually live there permanently.
Thanks to Greer Hsing Tan Swiston for bringing this home to our attention.
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