14 Designer Dog Houses: Curating Posh Pup Architecture

Famous architects have been known to dabble in other design disciplines, from furniture and interiors to products and packaging, but what happens when you task international icons like MVRDV and Toyo Ito with creating buildings for man’s best friend?

Beyond the cute facade of these canine dwellings, organized by Kenya Hara (images by Hiroshi Yoda), is a broader purpose: to provide free plans to pet owners who wish to replicate these structures in their own home.

Konstantin Grcic also plays to a particular breed – the poodle, famous for identifying its own reflection (and popularly known as a posh bread of puppy – perhaps reflecting the vanity of certain owners), gets its own light-up, dressing-room-style mirror to bask by.