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POLL: Architecture for Dogs - Pick your Favorite
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December 21, 2012 in Polls
Recent Houzz ideabook, Architecture for Dogs Unleashes Designers' Creativity, introduced us to an incredible collection of structures just for the most loyal of pets. See the full ideabook here: http://bitly.com/Uj6V5E

Pick your Favorite and let us know what you love about it!

Bonus: Show us your own dog house in the comments.
Architect: Kazuyo Sejima
Architect: Torafu Architects
Architect: Toyo Ito
Architect: Reiser + Umemoto
Architect: Sou Fujimoto
Architect: Atelier Bow-Wow
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Doug Durando
I love Sou Fujimoto's little doggie abode, not to mention that boston terrier chilling inside.

I also fully approve of that chihuahua's little orange bubble.
0 Likes   December 21, 2012 at 5:03PM
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Tania Mitchell
atella bow bow form and function
0 Likes   December 21, 2012 at 5:27PM
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inkwitch
Being an animal rescuer and having a variety of (small) dogs in varying numbers, I can tell you now, none of this stuff is going to work with the average active dog. Well, the fleece pillow, but that would be in shreds in a week. Get practical -- and washable! Geez.
1 Like   December 21, 2012 at 5:31PM
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pamc321
My dog house: See My Profile Pic Heartigan and I are most comfy just like this!
0 Likes   December 22, 2012 at 6:17AM
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Toni Sabatino
I love all the photos, especially Sou Fujimoto's, and Torafu's hammock, but I agree that they are not practical for the dogs I know and love.
0 Likes   December 22, 2012 at 3:26PM
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Dytecture
I just like the dual functionality of the wood bench / chair by Architect: Atelier Bow-Wow .
2 Likes   December 22, 2012 at 4:31PM
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artzi
My dog loves cushy fluffy beds so he voted for Kazuyo Sejima. I like the Torafu hammock. I made my dog a PVC pipe hammock & sewed a heavy canvas Cover to match cushion on our outdoor swing. he loves it, but I will now builds a wood frame- more pleasing aesthetically. I don't think the t-shirt would be very supportive though since it sags & would keep stretching.
1 Like   December 23, 2012 at 4:16AM
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plattgail
Hey, you guys .........what about cats?
1 Like   December 23, 2012 at 9:20AM
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elonastvideas
I am not a chihuahua person, but... if I had one trained to mosey around in this I would be
0 Likes   December 24, 2012 at 10:26AM
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zenhome
The dogs are so adorable and as much as I love all the ideas, I have to go with Kazuyo's in the first photo as it is something my dogs would love - very soft and comfy!
0 Likes   December 25, 2012 at 8:20AM
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myrielle
please no cats only dogs that rules yah
0 Likes   December 25, 2012 at 8:30AM
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Interiors International, Inc.
I can't vote on any of them. Don't like the choices. I do like a couple of the ones that groveraxle posted the planter and the outdoor one.
1 Like   December 25, 2012 at 10:21AM
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Tile-Stones
I've owned many dogs in my life and none of these seem particularly useful or dog friendly (the first picture seems the closest to something a dog would actually enjoy). My dogs would freak out if they were stuffed into the orange one and the white shelves hardly seem to be functioning as anything dog related. The bottom right corner doesn't look too comfy for either dogs or humans. Doggie design should be simple and functional. Can never go wrong with a fluffy round dog bed!
0 Likes   December 26, 2012 at 9:57AM
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momof5x
I voted Architect: Toyo Ito only because it is more basket like than the others.
0 Likes   December 31, 2012 at 9:46AM
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La Lune Collection
Interesting choices! Now for the bonus here is my own pick - the adorable Canopy Dog Bed by La Lune Collection.
0 Likes   January 4, 2013 at 2:34PM
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woofrow
Yay Bostons!
0 Likes   July 3, 2013 at 7:28AM
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echoblack
I find many of these items rather ridiculous and unpractical. Don't get me wrong I LOVE dogs:)
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