Friday Funny: Designing Barbie's Dream House

They're used to designing homes and vanity projects for dictators and developers, but have the world's leading architects ever designed for a doll?

Last year, we saw avant garde architecture go to the dogs. Now it's time for Barbie and her friends to get their dream homes.

"From Elvis's treehouse to an inflatable jack-in-the-box, 20 of the world's top architects and designers – from Zaha Hadid to David Adjaye – have created a doll's house for the 21st-century child," says The Guardian. "They will be shown at Bonhams in November then auctioned off, with all proceeds going to the disability charity KIDS"

And if you're looking for the inverse experience, visit Berlin, where you can see a life-sized Barbie dream house.

Full Story: Child's play: architects make 21st-century doll's houses


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