Keret House – World’s Thinnest House

By - November 9th, 2012

Keret House   Worlds Thinnest House

If you live in a house that measures just four feet wide, a single shopping trip to Costco could leave you feeling like a hoarder. That’s just one of the drawbacks to living in the world’s thinnest house, located between two buildings in Warsaw and designed by Polish architect Jakub Szczesny. The triangular shaped two-story is built with a light steel frame ten feet off the ground, containing a kitchenette (three feet wide) and airplane-sized bathroom, as well as a table for two and a bean bag sofa. According to Szczesny, the windows supply plenty of eastern light, with a semitransparent plastic roof providing a sense of space and additional light. A ladder leads to the second floor, which holds a table, chair and nearly double-sized bed. The house’s tenant is Israeli short story writer Etgar Keret, who’s accustomed to working within confined spaces. Check out more looks in the gallery below.

Keret House   Worlds Thinnest House

Keret House   Worlds Thinnest House

Keret House   Worlds Thinnest House

Keret House   Worlds Thinnest House

Keret House   Worlds Thinnest House

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