Keret's House by Jakub Szczęsny

Jakub Szczęsny, an architect and artist, came up with the idea for the unconventional home while sitting in a nearby café, It would later become the location of one the most bizarre architectural undertakings in recent history.
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Keret's House / Audioresidency 2: Marcin Masecki + Ziv Ravitz

On the first floor, the living room is quite cramped, as demonstrated by Etgar Keret's squashed leg.

Tour the world's skinniest house, which measures just 36 inches at its narrowest

The compact home was built in 2012 by the architect Jakub Szczęsny as an art installation for the Polish Modern Art Foundation, which owns the space.

Entrance to Keret House - be sure to watch the video.

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Entrance to Keret House - be sure to watch the video.

Keret said he is moved by the construction of the house - so are we!, photo: Centrala

Keret said he is moved by the construction of the house - so are we!

To reach the second floor of Keret House where the bed and 90-centimetre desk are located one has to climb a ladder, photo: Bartek Warzecha

To reach the second floor of Keret House where the bed and desk are located one has to climb a ladder, photo: Bartek Warzecha

Welcome to my bedroom. The house Jakub Szczęsny designed for Keret has a floor area of 14 m2 and measures 122 cm, photo: Bartek Warzecha

Welcome to my bedroom. The house Jakub Szczęsny designed for Keret has a floor area of 14 and measures 122 cm, photo: Bartek Warzecha

The narrowest house in the world stands in the Warsaw district of Wola, photo: Bartek Warzecha / Polish Modern Art Foundation

Those who complain about their tiny living quarters have never set foot in the Keret House in Poland, a.a the world's narrowest home.

"A Slice of a House in Poland: The Keret House is the world's narrowest house designed by Polish architect Jakub Szczesny and situated in a 3 ft. wide gap between two buildings in Warsaw, Poland." Yes, this is a real house, and it is a temporary stop for traveling writers. Click the picture to see more views of the Keret House, including the exterior and interior, courtesy of the New York Times.

The Keret House is the world's narrowest house designed by Polish architect Jakub Szczesny and situated in a 3 ft. wide gap between two buildings in Warsaw, Poland.


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