14 Examples of Architecture For Dogs and The Blueprints To Make Them

Architecture For Dogs and The Blueprints To Make Them

Architecture For Dogs is a collective of respected and renowned architects and designers that have have each chosen a breed of dog for whom to design a piece of creative architecture utilizing new mediums. Curator Kenya Hara wants to prove that through blueprints, pictures and instructional videos, anyone can make their own.

Architecture For Dogs and The Blueprints To Make Them

Here are all 14 designs (the most recent added just two months ago), videos which show you how to construct them and links to download the free blueprints. Creations are shown in alphabetical order of the participating architects and designers.

ATELIER BOW-WOW
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For the Long-bodied, short-legged dog (Dacschund): Architecture by Atelier Bow Wow


Download the blueprints here

HARA DESIGN INSTITUTE
Pointed T for the Japanese terrier by hara-design-institute
For the Japanese Terrier: Pointed T by the Hara Design Institute


Download the blueprints here

HIROSHI NAITO
Dog Cooler for Spitz by hiroshi-naito
For The Spitz: Dog Cooler by Hiroshi Naito


download the blueprints here

KAZUYO SEJIMA
kor the bichon frise by Kazuyo sejima
For The Bichon Frise: Architecture by Kazuyo Sejima


Download the blueprints here

KENGO KUMA
Mount Pug by kengo-kuma
For The Pug: Mount Pug by Kengo Kuma


Download the blueprints here

KENYA HARA
D-Tunnel for the Teacup Poodle by kenya-hara
For the Teacup Poodle: The D-Tunnel


Download the blueprints here

KONSTANTIN GRCIC
Paramount for the toy poodle by konstantin-grcic
For the Toy Poodle: Paramount by Konstantin Grcic


Download the blueprints here

MA YANSONG
For The Labrador: NIKU Rug by Ma Yansong
Niku rug for labrador by Ma Yansong


No blueprints for the rug

MVRDV
INTERACTIVEBEAGLE HOUSE BY mvrdv
For The Beagle: Interactive House by by MVRDV


Download the blueprints here

REISER+UMEMOTO
Chihuahua Cloud by reiser + umemoto
For The Chihuahua: The Cloud by Reiser+Umemoto


Download the blueprints here

SHIGERU BAN
For the Papillon: Paper Papillon by Shigeru Ban
Paper Papillon for the Papillon by shigeru-ban


Download the blueprints here

SOU FUJIMOTO
For The Boston Terrier : No Dog! No Life! by Sou Fujimoto
no dog no life by sou fujimoto


Download the blueprints here

TORAFU ARCHITECTS
For the Jack Russell terrier: Wanmock by Torafu Architects
wanmock for the jack russell by torafu


download the blueprints here
The Wanmock Kit for dogs can be purchased here

TOYO ITO
For The Shiba Inu: Mobile Home by Toyo ito
mobile home for shiba inu by toyo-ito


Download the blueprints here

Architecture For Dogs catalog
architecture for dogs catalog

The second publishing of the Architecture For Dogs catalog (bilingual, English & Japanese text included) is an in-depth look at Kenya Hara’s cutting-edge project. An impressive production in of itself, the title was created and designed by Kenya Hara and Yuka Okazaki of Nippon Design Center. It features a detailed look at each of the all-star contributing architects, and at the original designs they’ve created for Architecture For Dogs. Includes detailed notes on the design challenge, the design process, and how each responds to the needs of a particular breed of dog. The hardcover title also features photography by acclaimed photographer Hiroshi Yoda, the blue prints for each design, and photos from each of the three gallery exhibitions for Architecture For Dogs so far: Miami Design District, Long Beach Museum of art, and TOTO Gallery Ma, in Tokyo. The book also includes exclusive interviews with project director Kenya Hara, Imprint founder Julia Huang, and some of the all-star contributing architects. Hardcover, 238 pages (US/English cover). $35 Buy it here

Photos by Hiroshi Yoda

This project was co-founded by Imprint Venture Labs with the Hara Design Institute of Japan.

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