Jakub Szczesny says he has built the world’s narrowest house. And indeed, his construction is thin: just 122 centimetres across. The Polish architect’s house is squeezed into an alleyway formed between a pre-World War II house and a modern apartment at Chlodna 22 Street and Zelazna 74 Street in the centre of Warsaw.
Called the Keret house – named after Israeli writer and filmmaker Etgar Keret, who has headed the art project and will live in the property, on-and-off, for six months – the very special work of architecture is 72 centimeters (28 inch) in the narrowest and 122 centimeters (4 feet) in the widest point.The triangular building runs 33 feet (10 meters) deep at the base and stands 30 feet (9 meters) tall.
Pipes of metal and aluminium hold the structure about 10 feet (3 meters) above the ground, visitors will have to take a metal staircase and squeeze…
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