Remarkably, the narrow Keret House will feature just about all of the amenities of a “normal” home, including a kitchen, bathroom, workstation and a bedroom.
Furniture has to be no more than 4 feet wide to ensure that there is plenty of space for passage, but with only 48 square feet to work with, furnishings will be kept to an absolute minimum.
The home is reached through remote-controlled steps that extend and retract, so once everyone is safely inside the small space, it’s possible to close up the steps to ensure ultimate privacy.
Construction of the prefabricated steel structure is underway just outside of Warsaw and the home is slated for completion by October, 2012. Once that happens, leading intellectuals will be invited to enjoy the unique creative work conditions in the heart of Wola.
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