Archinect - News 2014-09-01T19:37:12-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/61475777/what-is-likely-the-world-s-thinnest-home What is likely the world’s thinnest home Nam Henderson 2012-11-15T22:29:00-05:00 >2012-12-11T06:41:46-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3g/3gtd86v3ee0kby35.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When Mr. Keret, 45, received a call from the architect, he was initially puzzled. &ldquo;This guy with a very heavy Polish accent said he wanted to make a house in proportion to my stories,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;It sounded like a prank.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> Steven Karutz profiled Keret House, a recently completed example of "experimental architecture" by Jakub Szczesny, a Polish architect. &nbsp;Mr. Szczesny, 39, designed the space for an ideal resident, specifically Israeli writer, Etgar Keret. The architect who belongs to a collective called <a href="http://centrala.net.pl/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Centrala</a>, built the house in an incredibly thin gap between two existing buildings.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/53694416/why-canada-s-houses-are-getting-smaller Why Canada's houses are getting smaller Archinect 2012-07-17T12:09:00-04:00 >2012-07-23T18:58:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1z/1z24qdbyy5b9kgpg.jpg" width="514" height="309" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Milllennials, the generation born from 1983 onwards, enjoyed a childhood free of bunkbeds or even shared bathrooms. Growing up in plush megahomes undoubtedly helped them become, in the words of one author, &ldquo;self-centred, needy, and entitled with unrealistic work expectations.&rdquo; Oddly, it also spawned a group of people patently unimpressed with backyards and breakfast nooks.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/39576562/small-house-by-unemori-architects Small House by Unemori Architects Archinect 2012-02-27T18:30:58-05:00 >2012-02-28T15:59:13-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/13/133afbaca12a79aa3981e45cd8bcc31b.jpg" width="514" height="772" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The &ldquo;Small House&rdquo; designed by Unemori Architects, is &hellip; small. It&rsquo;s footprint is only 4 by 4 meters and it is 9 meters high. Apparently a family of three lives is this house in Tokyo.</p></em><br /><br /><p>saf, safdg</p>