Architecture for dogs: design teams create quirky dog houses
1. A group of designers have come up with structures designed especially for dogs. The Architecture for Dogs project is the brainchild of Muji creative director Kenya Hara.
2. …and a leash for a Chihuahua.
3. Other designs include Paramount – a mirror for toy poodles, designed by Konstantin Grcic…
4. …a fluffy white doghouse for a bichon frise, designed by Kazuyo Sejima…
5. …and a hammock for Jack Russell terriers, designed by Torafu Architects.
6. Dog owners can download blueprints for each design and make the structures – such as Mount Pug, designed by Kengo Kuma.
7. Hara says his aim to bring a better quality of life to the canine world. He explains: “Architecture for Dogs is an extremely sincere collection.
8. An exhibition of Architecture for Dogs will open on 5 December as part of Design Miami 2012.
9. Papier Papillon, for Papillon breed, by Shigeru Ban
10. D-Tunnel for Teacup Poodle, by Kenya Hara…