Pet-Tecture: Designs for Pets

Curvynest Cat Tree, Catswall Design (page 108)

WORDS Tracy Greenwood

Architecture for pets is becoming serious business as design heavyweights turn their hand to pet furniture and products.

Phaidon has released a book entitled Pet-Tecture: Designs for Pets, which includes designs by the likes of Sou Fujimoto, Kengo Kuma and MAD Architects, is an irresistible read for design-conscious pet lovers.

Suite, Chiavari for FORMA Italia. Picture credit: Joe Kesrouani (page 62)

Pet House Series, Natural Slow (page 40)

Flip through it and you’ll find trees for cats, concrete dog homes, luxury fish tanks, chicken coops and even a dog-shaped cat scratcher. Birds, rabbits, horses, mice and guinea pigs are catered for, too.

Pet-Tecture: Designs for Pets retails for approximately R400.