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Jack in a Box by Guy Hollaway Architects with Hemingway Design

Originally via Fast Company, The Doll's House project invites 20 of Britain's top architects and designers to recreate the classic dollhouse into something more modern (and decidedly more gender neutral). The reimagined dollhouses are to be auctioned off for charity (KIDS, a disabled children's charity). Each of the results, not unlike contemporary architectural proposals for public works and remodeling projects, reflects what these firms do best, and bring the classic Victorian-era staple into the modern age, with apartments, modular configurations, and highrise alternatives to the dusty old thing you might find in a grandma's attic.

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Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

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The Electra House, by David Adjaye, with Base Models and Chris Ofili

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The Extra-Ordinary House by Glenn Howells Architects

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Inside Out House by Coffey Architects

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Taken together, the houses are an eclectic bunch, though many adhere to similar schemes and ideas.

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The Doll's House by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands is the tallest of the lot, imagining a vertical village of plug-in units, all exhibiting a personalized sense of color.

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Sound Play{ce} by HLM Architects with JuJu Ross Design/A&J Hilliard Cabinet Makers

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Multi-Story by Duggan Morris Architects with Unit 22 Modelmakers.

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Make Architects' Jigsaw House

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DRDH Architects' Play House (with Anne Katrine Dolven)

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Puzzle House by Studio Egret West with Andrew Logan

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Outside In by Shedkm with artist James Ireland

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This Must Be the Place by Zaha Hadid Architects

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Mae's Mae-Mak House, done in collaboration with MAKLab and Burro Happold

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House for a Deaf Child by dRMM with Richard Woods Studio and Grymsdyke Farm

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Elvis's Tree House by AModels

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via Fast Company

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