Watch: World's skinniest house completed in Warsaw
The world's thinnest residence, the Keret House, is unveiled in Warsaw, Poland. Tips for visitors? I'd say suck it in, take deep breaths and avoid eating a broccoli/cabbage salad for up to 24 hours before entrance.
In case you missed it, I originally wrote about Polish architect Jakub Szczęsny's Keret House in July 2011. I'm honestly surprised that this 1.2 meter-wide (four feet) residence that is wedged into an alleyway between two modern apartment buildings in Warsaw's old Jewish ghetto actually got built. Yet here it is in all its claustrophobia-inducing glory.
Technically classified as an art installation and funded by the Foundation of Modern Polish Art, the structure was designed as the temporary home/workplace of Israeli writer Etgar Keret and envisioned as a salon of sorts for “young creators and intellectualists from all over the world." As I said before, here's hoping that these visiting artists have the builds of Lara Flynn Boyle and the breath-holding capabilities of Chriss Angel.
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