House & Home (128)
“Keret House”, planned by Jakub Szczesny, will be the narrowest residence in Warsaw. The triangle-shaped house spans three levels and is suspended between two existing buildings above the alley below. The total habitable space is 14,5 square meters.
Why it matters
This project proves that any space can be transformed into a habitable residence. In tough economic times, does this demonstrate how we can reinvent spaces to make them useful homes. What does this mean for the demands on home furniture and furnishings to find innovative space-saving solutions?
For several years there has been no snow for the Christmas and New Year season in Russia. The company ChudoSneg recognised the opportunity and started to sell synthetic snow in amounts large enough to decorate the outside of people’s houses and surrounding land.
Telekom Austria has produced an alarm system package which provides professional protection at a basic cost for those living on their own. The products include ‘Komfortpaket’ for single parent family homes and the ‘Wohnungspaket’ for apartments. These can be individually tailored and provide protection from EUR 4.90 a month