13 Aug '11, 5pm

Quote of the Day: Lisa Rochon on Architect Barbie's Dream House: My favourite entry in the Architect Barbie Drea...

What [designers] Li and Paklar imagined was a series of glass cubes stacked on top of each other with enough space underneath the beach mansion for a car or motorbike to park. Very chic, very elevated, very Le Corbusier. The interiors (pink, of course) look airy, clutter-free and, with 4,881 square feet of living space, lonely for a single person. There are bamboo floors and a roof garden with natural irrigation. But even those tiny eco-design gestures cannot offset the fact that Barbie gets to hog a massive house on three acres of pristine West Coast beach. Sorry, girlfriend! America has been damned by the tyranny of the excessively large house. Check the explosion of square footage over the last half century of the private home, from the modest two-storey of Leave it to Beaver to the sprawling residential heaps featured on The O.C. Barbie once cavorted through her own sh...

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What [designers] Li and Paklar imagined was a series of glass cubes stacked on top of each other with enough space underne...

Your House by Olafur Eliasson

Your House by Olafur Eliasson

deluxeduck.livejournal.com 18 Aug '11, 3am

a commission by the Library Council of MoMA, 'Your House' is a limited-edition artist's book with a laser-cut negative imp...

Have a look at her closely now!!

chaigyaru.com 14 Aug '11, 7am

In the weekend, I was invited over to my sister’s boyfriend’s (Chris) place to be treated to a nice, scumptious meal. We h...

Barbie Dolls Make Cool but Ghoulish Jewelry. Li...

treehugger.com 14 Aug '11, 9pm

All Images Courtesy of Margaux Lange When I was little, my friend and I tore the heads of his sister's Barbie dolls. After...

Architects Design an Eco-Friendly Mansion for Barbie

Architects Design an Eco-Friendly Mansion for B...

ecorazzi.com 09 Aug '11, 5pm

Barbie can now add an eco-friendly dream mansion to her ever-growing list of accessories! Mattel and the American Institut...

Barbie Dream House has solar panels, low-flow toilets, four stories, giraffe

Barbie Dream House has solar panels, low-flow t...

grist.org 04 Aug '11, 8pm

The American Institute of Architects has picked a winning design in its Barbie Dream House contest, and it's green as well...

A house that brings together celebrities: This "star-studded" house is bringing together leading icons of their

A house that brings together celebrities: This ...

asiaone.com 15 Aug '11, 5am

Sin Chew Daily Monday, Aug 15, 2011 This "star-studded" house is bringing together leading icons of their respective gener...

Howard Cashin’s house

Howard Cashin’s house

yesterday.sg 20 Aug '11, 12am

The house, named as “The Pier” by the Cashins, served as Mr Cashin’s home for many years. Based on newspaper article...

New blog post: Volkswagen: My Dream Seat

blog.dk.sg 16 Aug '11, 7am

Saw this interesting marketing campaign recently. In case you are wondering, there is most likely a metal or plastic hidde...