Awesome Dollhouses Built By Top Architects

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London-based developers Cathedral Group organized This Doll’s House fundraising project. Top architects created their own creative modern doll houses for the charity project. This unique charity iss dedicated to kids with disabilities and their families. All these doll houses will be auctioned and exhibited at Bonhmams on November 11, 2013, with proceeds to benefit KIDS, a UK charity for disabled children. The auction has already started online—you can view each house and place bids at the online auction site.

 

Electra House by Adjaye Associates

A light-filled, live/work, indoor/outdoor haven.

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Compass House by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

The combo of color and texture here were included to engage visually impaired children.

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Inside Out by Coffey Architects

This concrete abode encourages good times outdoors.

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House for a Deaf Child by dRMM

Sign language and visual communication are easily seen across this airy place. Plus, the custom Richard Woods paneling is a super nice touch.

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Multi-Story by Duggan Morris Architects

Rather than stick with the traditional cross-section usually seen in dollhouses, here the rooms are isolated and stacked, cutting down on visual clutter that may affect those with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

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Tower of Fable by FAT Architecture

It’s never too early to introduce your little darling to the harsh beauty of Brutalism, as evidenced by this teensy remake of Ernö Goldfinger’s Balfron Tower.

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The Extra-Ordinary House by Glen Howells

A tactile, timber-terraced home.

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Jack in a Box by Guy Holloway

Flipping a switch on this small A-frame will begin to inflate a tent inside, which breaks open the walls and roof and becomes a full-sized, air-filled igloo.

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Mae-Mak House by Mae

This adaptable home can be added onto and taken apart, making for an interactive experience.

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Jigsaw House by MAKE Architects

This puzzle-like structure is 26 mini-homes—each with its own personality—all in one.

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Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan

“there’s a place out there to the west of town
where nobody pushes no one around
a place where birds and fishes play
on a giant coral far away
where the sun is warm and the breeze is cool
and the sea is bluer than a swimming pool
you can play music and dance all day
on a giant coral far away
a house on a coral in the deep blue sea
a house on a coral in the deep blue sea
just imagine you could be
in the house on a coral in the deep blue sea”

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Puzzle House by Studio Egret West

Each of the cubbies in this structure has a small treasure inside, making it a bit like a performance space.

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Zaha Hadid Architects

ZHA transformed the firm’s 2007 Ideal House pavilion into a small-scale experimental shape-shifter.

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Elvis’s Tree house by Amodels

This wild site was inspired by a real place in Southampton (and not The King, despite what the name might suggest).

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