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Sure, Architect Barbie.
In Barbie’s 50 years, that’s the main time she’s explored construction as a possible career path. Mattel has partnered with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to conduct construction workshops with Architect Barbie for younger ladies on the AIA Conference and Design Exposition, which was this earlier month. Hooray for encouraging ladies to develop to be architects!
Along with spreading the phrase a couple of career in construction, Mattel may also be introducing a commerce focused design rivals for members of the AIA. The issue is to design Barbie’s new Dream Home using ideas provided direct from Barbie herself (see beneath). The finalists chosen by Mattel and the AIA might have their work displayed on-line for most of the people to vote on and choose the winner. It has already started, and the finalists could be launched by the AIA on S/12/eleven. The winner, who shall be chosen by most of the people by means of on-line voting, will in all probability be launched on H/P. I can’t wait to see the finalists!
In case you’ve been , listed below are the rivals guideline highlights, direct from Barbie:
- My Dream Home™ should mirror among the best sustainable design guidelines and as well as be a classy space that I can reside in comfortably.
- A shiny, smart residence office is important for any doll. With larger than 100 twenty 5 careers, I need a spacious office which will accommodate my whats up-tech units for conferences, shopper visits and exhibits.
- I wish to entertain so I would like dwelling and consuming areas that are open and associated allowing for mingling and easy entertaining from one room to the other.
- The kitchen have to be helpful and fabulous with prime-of-the-line house gear — big counter tops and loads of space to organize dinner. I moreover love pure delicate in my kitchen so residence home windows are necessary. I’m pretty the chef you understand!
- Because the distinctive “fashionista,” you’ll take into consideration how big my closet have to be! I’ve limitless fashions and gear, so I would like quite a few shelving, shoe racks and a closet that could be merely organized—getting ready can’t be a chore daily.
- Because the final phrase “California lady” from Malibu, I’m all about location, location, location! My house ought to have unimaginable views of my fabulous yard and overlook the ocean.
Architect Barbie comes with a troublesome hat, blueprints, a small-scale model of the Dream Home, a developing-themed outfit, and — actually — black-rimmed architect glasses! Sadly, if Barbie has ever been on a improvement web site, she goes to shortly uncover out that these heels are a recipe for disaster. However, a cute idea. What do you contemplate Architect Barbie?