Does Architect Barbie Do Green Design? Is She LEED Accredited?
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The design blogs are agog that on the 125th anniversary of the registration of the first woman architect, Architect Barbie has been introduced. She arrives after a campaign by architectural historian Despina Stratigakos, who staged her own Architect Barbie exhibition in 2007. ( PDF here ) One could argue that she should be wearing more black, have round glasses and have bags under her eyes. She is also carrying printed drawings in a tube; do architects still do that? Furthermore, she is smiling, and appears to be employed in a job that does not involve Big Macs. But the worst is yet to come.... Read the full story on TreeHugger