Zaha Hadid Designed Dollhouse Goes for $22,000 at Charity Auction

Zaha Hadid Designed Dollhouse Goes for $22,000 at Charity AuctionImage via Designboom / Copyright Zaha Hadid Architects

The limits to the work of Zaha Hadid’s design firm are neither too large nor too small. A superyacht? Sure, she can do that. A slick little lamp? Why not: here’s one. A new addition to the Serpentine Sackler Gallery? Yeah, duh, that’s on the list. A ridiculous-looking wine bottle? Fuck it, we got that right here.

The firm has also been dabbling in charitable causes and children’s playthings of late. Designboom reports that a dollhouse created by the architecture firm sold for a whopping £14,000, or around $22,000, at auction.

We brought you news of the charitable toy sale not too long ago, where a twenty top architects from around the globe designed dollhouses that imagined an “ideal house pavilion” for disabled children. Architects aside from Hadid, included dRMM and David Adjaye. The event was commissioned by British property developer Cathedral Group, in benefit of the organization KIDS, which contributes support for disabled children.

Hadid’s design, in particular, stood out for its six interlocking pieces that can be rearranged to suit the whims of whomever toys with it. Made from wood and Perspex (a transparent plastic) it looks like no dollhouse we’ve ever seen. But hey, we learned to stop questioning Hadid quite a while ago.

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[via Designboom]

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