menu

Fully Functional ‘Skinny’ House Is Only 47 Inches Wide

Fully Functional ‘Skinny’ House Is Only 47 Inches Wide
Arts & Culture

In Poland, construction is underway for ‘Etgar Keret's House,’ a tiny 3 story home that will serve as a workplace and studio.

Emma Hutchings
  • 20 september 2012

Architect Jakub Szczesny of Centrala has designed the world’s skinniest house/ art installation, which measures 47 inches at its widest point. Currently being assembled in Warsaw, Poland, ‘Etgar Keret’s House‘ is so narrow that it’s not considered a real building by Polish standards.

The World’s Skinniest House Is 47 Inches Wide

The 3 story house is situated between two buildings and it borrows electricity and receives its water from an off-the-grid plumbing system. It also features remote control stairs that can flatten against the wall when they’re not needed. The building was created for Israeli writer Etgar Keret, who will use it as a workplace when it opens next month. It will also function as a studio for invited guests including young creators and intellectualists from all over the world.

The World’s Skinniest House Is 47 Inches Wide

Etgar Keret’s House

+Culture
+Design
+Europe
+home
+Studio
+Warsaw
+work
+workplace

More in home

home

Startup Aims To Bring Chef’s Tools To The Masses

Misen sells knives and other tools to consumers for less by skipping home goods retailers

23 October 2017
home

Nature-Inspired Rugs Portray The Effects Of Climate Change

Artist Fernando Mastrangelo's 'Reverence' collection for Edward Fields features landscape-inspired pieces

18 October 2017

The Latest

Event

To move beyond novelty activations and one-time gimmicks, PSFK equips marketers with the insights, templates and analytics to develop high-reach campaigns that meet consumers in the moment, collect and build upon experiential data, and build scale through content creation.

October 18, 2017
Video

Prison inmate turned fitness CEO Coss Marte discussed how he went from selling drugs on a street corner to running a company at Saks 5th Avenue, alongside racks of designer clothes and shoes.

September 27, 2017
No search results found.