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Monday, July 4, 2011

Krzywy Domek aka "The Crooked House", Sopot, Poland

Krzywy Domek, Sopot, Poland - The Crooked House
A combination of mall, restaurant row and office building the Krzywy Domek is located in the city of Sopot, Poland. Although the building is relatively young it is already extremely well known around the world and has become a local icon. Built in 2004 the Krzywy Domek aka "The Crooked House" is located in Sopot, Poland. Part of a larger shopping center the building houses restaurants, shops and offices on four levels encompassing some 43,000 square feet [Wikipedia]. The architects...


53 Monte Cassino St, Sopot, Poland

54°26'39.25"N 18°33'59.81"E

No Google Maps "Street View" Available - Not Included In Google Earth Tour

... Szotynscy & Zaleski were said to have been inspired by the art and illustrations of Jan Marcin Szancer [1902 - 1973: a Polish illustrator who studied at Kraków's Academy of Fine Arts, and later in France and Italy and illustrated some 150 books] and Jan Brzechwa [1898 - 1966: a polish poet and author mostly known for his work in children's literature].

The Krzywy Domek website describes the complex as follows:

"The showpiece of Sopot and the symbol of the modern world that harmoniously combines business with culture and art.

Each day plenty of people pay visits to us to conduct business, eat, enhance their health or do shopping. This place is the seat of offices of companies representing various industries, beauty salons, doctors’ offices, shops and the like. In the evening the Krzywy Domek is vibrant with life, as well. Its clubs and pubs provide extensive programmes of events and their top quality and diverse catering will satisfy all tastes – both sophisticated and traditional ones.

The Krzywy Domek – this place never sleeps!"

The crooked House, Sopot, PolandClick For Image Source

The crooked House, Sopot, PolandClick For Image Source

The crooked House By NightClick For Image Source

The crooked House By Night 2Click For Image Source

The crooked House InteriorClick For Image Source


  1. this is a very interesting building and im researching it for my studies.

  2. When I first saw this I definitely thought it was a Gehry building.