KENYA HARA: ARCHITECTURE FOR DOGS

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We belong to that human category that, when watching a film, they cry more when the dog dies that when the actual human does. What can we do; that precious canine look stole our hearts a long time ago. We suspect the same happened to Kenya Hara. This Japanese architect, curator and animal lover had the idea of gathering together a group of architects and designers to create the “Architecture for Dogs” project. The idea consisted in building a specific living space for a certain dog breed, making it more characteristic to its needs and, even more, to the looks of each dog.

The concept behind this projects is that each dog owner can build their own structure at home, downloading the floor plans for free straight from their website. That way, your dog will be able to have a possibly nicer and cheaper place to live that the 20 square meter- no balcony – inside space that you “sleep” (“living” is a concept too wide to describe what you do there).

architecture for dogs product design art direction lamondamagazine

architecture for dogs product design art direction lamondamagazinearchitecture for dogs product design art direction lamondamagazine

architecture for dogs product design art direction lamondamagazine

architecture for dogs product design art direction lamondamagazine

architecture for dogs product design art direction lamondamagazine

architecture for dogs product design art direction lamondamagazine

architecture for dogs product design art direction lamondamagazine

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