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Dogchitecture: Mexican Designers Create Amazing Architectural Homes For Dogs

Posted By Ana Lisa On June 28, 2013 @ 5:37 pm In Animals,Architecture,carousel showcase,Environment,Gallery,Tiny Homes | No Comments

Photos by Dogchitecture, Architecture For Dogs, exhibition, Esteban Suarez, BNKR, Felipe Fadón, Nuugi, shelters, dogs, animals, recycled materials, mexico, Tiny Homes, Animals, DIY, Green Materials

Dogchitecture [7] showcases an amazing array of canine [9]-friendly shelters. Specially created for the exhibition, the tiny houses were envisioned by cutting edge Mexican studios including Productora [10], Rojkind Arquitectos [11], BNKR [5] and A-001 [12]. Far from the average wooden or plastic shelters stocked by pet shops, these wonderful creations were custom-made for different breeds [13] out of assorted materials.

The projects range from flat-pack [14], recycled and origami-inspired designs to sculptural shelters that integrate plants. Mexico´s first canine architecture show is currently on display at DF´s Polyforum Siqueiros [15] and it will tour around the country soon.

We’re happy to see designers working to make animals happier – now we’d like to see some Catchitecture please!

+ Dogchitecture [7]

Via Arch Daily [16]

Photos by Dogchitecture [7]

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URLs in this post:

[1] MUJI: http://www.muji.eu/

[2] Shigeru Ban: http://inhabitat.com/tag/shigeru-ban/

[3] MVRDV: http://inhabitat.com/tag/mvrdv/

[4] Architecture For Dogs: http://inhabitat.com/mvrdv-shigeru-ban-and-more-create-architecture-for-dogs-with-diy-instructions/

[5] BNKR: http://www.bunkerarquitectura.com/

[6] Nuugi: http://nuugi.com/

[7] Dogchitecture: http://www.dogchitecture.com/

[8]  : http://inhabitat.com/dogchitecture-mexican-architects-create-wonderful-homes-for-dogs/suarez-fadon-dogchitecture-mexican-dog-shelters-2/?extend=1

[9] canine: http://inhabitat.com/nakio-is-the-first-bionic-dog-fitted-with-four-prosthetic-limbs/

[10] Productora: http://www.productora-df.com.mx/

[11] Rojkind Arquitectos: http://www.rojkindarquitectos.com/

[12] A-001: http://www.a-001.com/

[13] breeds: http://inhabitat.com/cohen-van-balen-heals-people-using-old-dogs-and-transgenic-sheep/

[14] flat-pack: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ready-to-assemble_furniture

[15] Polyforum Siqueiros: http://www.polyforumsiqueiros.com/

[16] Arch Daily: http://www.archdaily.com/393484/dogchitecture-mexico-s-architecture-for-dogs/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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