Krzywy Domek, a shopping center in Sopot, Poland is unique in its design. Designed by Szotynscy and Zaleski, its peculiarity is it has no right angle walls. All the wall is designed by curves. The creators were inspired by fairy tales of Jan Marcin Szancer and Per Dahlberg to create this unique structure. Angles, Building, Favorite Places, Shops Center, Crooks Houses, Krzywi Domek, Fairies Tales Illustrations, Curves, Amazing Architecture
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Krzywy Domek (“Crooked House” in English) is a unique shopping center in Sopot, Poland designed in 2004 by the architecture firm Szotynscy & Zaleski. The building’s crazy lines make it look more like a cartoon fun house than a shopping center. According to Wikipedia, Szotynscy & Zaleski were inspired by the fairytale illustrations of Jan Marcin Szancer and Per Dahlberg.
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Crooked House, Sopot, Poland The three storey Crooked House was designed by Polish architect Szotynscy Zaleski and inspired by Jan Marcin Szancer‘s fairytale illustrations and the art of Per Dahlberg. It's become the country's most photographed building. Picture: ALAMY
Polish architect of the Crooked House, Szotynscy Zaleski, was inspired by the fairytale illustrations of Jan Marcin Szancer and the drawings of the Swedish artist and Sopot resident Per Dahlberg. The most photographed building in Poland, the house is located in Rezydent shopping center in Sopot, Poland.