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Last edited 29 Sep 2020
Little Crooked House, Poland
The ‘Little Crooked House’ (Krzywy Domek) was built in 2004 and is viewed as the ‘showpiece of Sopot’ in Poland. The fairytale-esque building was designed by architects Szotynscy & Zaleski who took inspiration from the children’s book illustrations of Jan Szancer.
The surreal building design incorporates warped walls, sandstone-framed windows, stone elevation decors and curved architectural stained glass, topped with a concave roof that uses blue-green enamelled shingles to give the impression of a cartoon dragon.
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