In the bright Los Angeles prefab house of Paul and Shoko Shozi, pup Mei has a miniature prefab structure all his own. Making use of a water jet cutter at his office, and using Adobe Illustrator as his design tool, Paul fashioned a series of panels that slot together without any nails or screws.
Near Australia's Pittwater Bay, architect Rob Brown created a rugged home built to celebrate—and withstand—nature. Its indoor-outdoor design extends to the small off-suite house for the residents' dog that's connected to the master bedroom by a wooden ramp.
With the Architecture for Dogs project, Muji art director Kenya Hara called upon 11 leading architects and designers to create their updated version of the typical dog house. This piece was created by by Dutch firm MVRDV, specifically with the “curious and playful” beagle in mind.
It's not just about creating places for dogs to sit and stay. Sometimes they also need an exit strategy. With that in mind, this lakeside New Jersey prefab features a poodle-proportioned doggy door.
Pousse Créative's eco-friendly, weather-resistant structures for animals—with options for birds, bunnies, cats, and dogs—perform double duty as planters for herbs.