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Architect Barbie's Dream House Goes Green

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by Cambria Bold (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) last modified Aug 04, 2011

You may not know this, but Barbie's got a new career... and new digs. The American Institute of Architects recently held a contest to re-imagine Barbie's dream house, and the winners—Ting Li,




 

 

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You may not know this, but Barbie's got a new career... and new digs. The American Institute of Architects recently held a contest to re-imagine Barbie's dream house, and the winners—Ting Li, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP and Maja Parkler, Assoc. AIA—gave Barbie a design-focused home complete with a greenhouse on the roof, solar panels, operable shading devices, bamboo flooring, a low flow toilet and sink features, and locally sourced and manufactured materials and furnishings.



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