May 19, 2017 | By Sarah Housley
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Some of the world’s most renowned architects recently designed and built a dolls’ house, to raise money and awareness for children’s charity, KIDS.
While whimsical in their design and construction, each house was actually designed to incorporate an innovative feature that could assist a child with disabilities. Architects involved in the project included dRMM, Make Architects, Zaha Hadid, David Adjaye and FAT, who worked with loveable artist Grayson Perry to create the interior and exterior details of a “Trellick Tower-inspired” house (Erno Goldfinger’s iconic, Grade II listed block of flats in West London.)
The initiative was curated by Cathedral Group Plc, and although for a very different cause, it reminds us of the whimsical Architecture for Dogs project by MUJI’s creative director, Kenya Hara – reported on last year.
Explore a more playful and optimistic approach to design and philanthropy in our recent report, New Optimism. – Samantha Fox
Read more about the project via Dezeen.
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