If you weren't looking for it, you might walk right past the Keret House in Warsaw.

Back in September, our John Metcalfe wrote about plans for the narrowest house in the world. The Keret House, which officially opened October 20, was assembled in a workshop outside the city and placed in a space between two buildings in Warsaw. The house was built for Isreali writer Etgar Keret, as well as a place for invited creators and intellectuals, according to the building's architecture collective, Centrala.

The floorplan:

Courtesy of Centrala

Here are some pictures, via Reuters, of the tight quarters.

One of the world's narrowest buildings, built as an artistic installation wedged between two existing buildings, on Oct. 23. (Kacper Pempel/Reuters)

Come inside.

A man with a bicycle visits the house on Oct. 22. (Kacper Pempel/Reuters)
A view of the house's kitchen and living room taken on Oct. 22. (Kacper Pempel/Reuters)
A man sits at the house's table on Oct. 22. (Kacper Pempel/Reuters)
A view of the house's kitchen and bathroom taken on Oct. 22. (Kacper Pempel/Reuters)
A view of the house's bedroom taken on Oct. 22. (Kacper Pempel/Reuters)

About the Author

Most Popular

  1. Design

    A History of the American Public Library

    A visual exploration of how a critical piece of social infrastructure came to be.

  2. Equity

    Berlin Builds an Arsenal of Ideas to Stage a Housing Revolution

    The proposals might seem radical—from banning huge corporate landlords to freezing rents for five years—but polls show the public is ready for something dramatic.

  3. Maps

    Mapping the Growing Gap Between Job Seekers and Employers

    Mapping job openings with available employees in major U.S. cities reveals a striking spatial mismatch, according to a new Urban Institute report.

  4. A photo of a design maquette for the Obama Presidential Center planned for Jackson Park and designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects with Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates.
    Design

    Why the Case Against the Obama Presidential Center Is So Important

    A judge has ruled that a lawsuit brought by Chicago preservationists can proceed, dealing a blow to Barack Obama's plans to build his library in Jackson Park.

  5. a map of the Mayan Train route in Mexico
    Environment

    Mexico’s ‘Mayan Train’ Is Bound for Controversy

    President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s signature rail project would link cities and tourist sites in the Yucatan with rural areas and rainforests.