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

For the Japanese Terrier: Pointed T by the Hara Design Institute

Download the blueprints here

HIROSHI NAITO

For The Spitz: Dog Cooler by Hiroshi Naito

download the blueprints here

KAZUYO SEJIMA

For The Bichon Frise: Architecture by Kazuyo Sejima

Download the blueprints here

KENGO KUMA

For The Pug: Mount Pug by Kengo Kuma

Download the blueprints here

KENYA HARA

For the Teacup Poodle: The D-Tunnel

Download the blueprints here

KONSTANTIN GRCIC

For the Toy Poodle: Paramount by Konstantin Grcic

Download the blueprints here

MA YANSONG
For The Labrador: NIKU Rug by Ma Yansong


No blueprints for the rug

MVRDV

For The Beagle: Interactive House by by MVRDV

Download the blueprints here

REISER+UMEMOTO

For The Chihuahua: The Cloud by Reiser+Umemoto

Download the blueprints here

SHIGERU BAN
For the Papillon: Paper Papillon by Shigeru Ban


Download the blueprints here

SOU FUJIMOTO
For The Boston Terrier : No Dog! No Life! by Sou Fujimoto


Download the blueprints here

TORAFU ARCHITECTS
For the Jack Russell terrier: Wanmock by Torafu Architects


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

TOYO ITO
For The Shiba Inu: Mobile Home by Toyo ito


Download the blueprints here

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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