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  • Teresa Hinojo

    Thinnest Flat In The World – The Keret House in Wola / Poland > Baukunst, Design und so, Fashion / Lifestyle, Illustrationen > apartment, architecture, crib, flat, polen, small, thin

  • Symmetry Closets

    cool use of a small space

  • Martha Restrepo-Flowers

    WOW Etgar Keret’s House – perhaps the narrowest building in the world...He will have an area of 14.5 m2 at his disposal – the width of furniture is limited to 1.22 metres to allow passage. The entrance steps descend and retract by remote control. designed by Jakub Szczęsny of Centrala // #narrow #interstitial #poland

  • Jeff Gunderman

    It's thin urban home that can reside between un used building spaces, not sure what kind of zoning it would take to make this a reality, but the rent would need to be split between building owners. Viability of stackable units? Wonder why the roof is slanted so much? ANy thoughts to improve this design?

  • Siedina 'Snow' Kerntke

    Etgar Keret’s House – perhaps the narrowest building in the world. He has an area of 14.5 m2 at his disposal, the width of furniture is limited to 1.22 meters to allow passage, and the entrance steps descend and retract by remote control. Designed by Jakub Szczesny of Centrala.

  • Charles Goodall
    Charles Goodall • 3 years ago

    Hmm L.A. I think that they might work if they had some kind of flexible reinforcement, or a kind of bracket that flexes. Maybe someone will put one in there and we will find out.

  • Leslie Scott
    Leslie Scott • 3 years ago

    Looks like a tampon...

  • Aaron Rosburg
    Aaron Rosburg • 3 years ago

    Yeah Charles, I think the self contained, floating aspect of these might make them ideal for earthquake prone areas. I would be surprised if places like Tokyo didn't start building some structures similar to these.

  • Charles Goodall
    Charles Goodall • 3 years ago

    Aaron there certainly seems to be a lot of interest in this idea. Sure, when you think about all the possibilities, one (or several) would work nearly anywhere. I hope the designers are receiving the positive vibes too. I posted a picture of the Bucky Fuller house, Dymaxion House that was designed to have interchangeable interior panels that could be purchased from dealers. So many great small space ideas!

  • Darmel Hudson
    Darmel Hudson • 3 years ago

    I love reading all of the various perceptions, creative ideas, and yes, even the idyllic (or phallic, as Freud would have said) concepts expressed about this tiny, white, capsule-appearing art form. Hooray to you all! You have proven that "it takes a village!"

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