Archinect - News 2014-10-22T00:46:29-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/73309422/life-size-barbie-dreamhouse-opens-in-berlin Life-size Barbie Dreamhouse opens in Berlin Alexander Walter 2013-05-16T18:27:00-04:00 >2013-05-23T16:50:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wg/wga5lmfusm55580u.jpg" width="315" height="431" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The first life-size Barbie Dreamhouse opened in Berlin on Thursday and is being guarded by police after feminist groups and left-wing activists said they would picket the plastic villa.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Related: <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/16/topless-femen-protest-barbie-house-opening_n_3287469.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Topless FEMEN Protesters Disrupt Barbie 'Dreamhouse Experience' Opening In Berlin</a></p> <p> Previously on Archinect:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/28282490/what-can-a-toy-do-for-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">What can a toy do for architecture?</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/17221293/blueprint-for-architect-barbie-think-pink-and-give-her-a-monster-home" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Blueprint for Architect Barbie! Think pink &ndash; and give her a monster home</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/15875024/winner-of-the-aia-architect-barbie-dream-house-design-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winner of the AIA Architect Barbie Dream House Design Competition</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/13499678/architect-barbie-dream-house-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architect Barbie Dream House Competition</a></li> </ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/28282490/what-can-a-toy-do-for-architecture What can a toy do for architecture? Archinect 2011-11-21T18:59:12-05:00 >2011-11-21T19:47:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7c/7c25138b035402d00cb30870c83dea03.jpg" width="450" height="822" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Opinion seemed to be divided along generational lines. Simon, FAIA, shared Berman&rsquo;s sentiment. Simon founded San Francisco-based SMWM, once the region&rsquo;s most successful woman-owned firm. (SMWM has since joined Perkins + Will where the formidable Simon is now a design principal.) She thinks &ldquo;Architect Barbie&rdquo; trivializes the profession and objectifies its female practitioners.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/17221293/blueprint-for-architect-barbie-think-pink-and-give-her-a-monster-home Blueprint for Architect Barbie! Think pink – and give her a monster home Archinect 2011-08-17T18:33:28-04:00 >2011-08-17T18:35:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kr/kry2y7gowa9yfwsl.jpg" width="514" height="334" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's fun to design &ndash; even when you have to work for free ! In fact, a freebie &ldquo;conceptual design&rdquo; is what two Harvard-educated women produced for Barbie&rsquo;s new home in a competition to build a dream home for the Mattel doll, sponsored by the American Institute of Architects.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/15875024/winner-of-the-aia-architect-barbie-dream-house-design-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winner of the AIA Architect Barbie Dream House Design Competition</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/15875024/winner-of-the-aia-architect-barbie-dream-house-design-competition Winner of the AIA Architect Barbie Dream House Design Competition Alexander Walter 2011-08-05T13:49:02-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dd/ddidw6c31p1yc00b.jpg" width="514" height="221" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winning design has been selected in the AIA Architect Barbie Dream House competition, hosted by the American Institute of Architects. The entry submitted by New York architects Ting Li, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP and Maja Paklar, Assoc. AIA, received the most public votes, out of the 8,470 votes registered.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/13499678/architect-barbie-dream-house-competition Architect Barbie Dream House Competition Archinect 2011-07-15T20:57:39-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dd/dd6b36e03d0e88272cb1b4bfd51d754d.jpg" width="460" height="259" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The AIA received nearly 30 submissions for the AIA Barbie&reg; Dream House&trade; Design Competition. The AIA and its panel of jurors have selected their finalists, with input from Mattel&rsquo;s own team of Barbie&reg; experts. Now it&rsquo;s your turn to help select the winning design.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/6091134/aia-asks-architects-to-design-architect-barbie-s-dream-house AIA Asks Architects to Design Architect Barbie's Dream House Paul Petrunia 2011-05-12T12:06:18-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nu/nui4iaulukkocxb0.jpg" width="266" height="183" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architect Barbie has a whole team of experts vying to design her Dream House&mdash;anyone from the American Institute of Architects who wants to enter the AIA's new competition, which kicks off today at the AIA 2011 National Convention in New Orleans. The winning design will be voted on by the public and announced in August.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>