Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Architect Barbie | Amazon Wishlist

It's Crazy Town over here at Beinfield Architecture, and the announcement of Architect Barbie, due out later this year, has only fueled the fires.

image via Mattel

The American Institute of Architect has this to say about the release of the iconic doll as Architect in Barbies "I Can Be..." series.

Although, I am glad to see a long overdue Barbie as Architect, especially with the field so dominated by men, I have give a mild roll the eyes.  (I'm trying to do it pretty far down in the post so Bruce never sees it because he's scarily excited about this development.)  I'll give her the high heels because her feet are designed for them and every woman loves a high heel.  Glasses, because she's studious?  A drawing roll not seen since the early 90s?  And pink?  When was the last time you saw a scale model in pink?  Or clothing other than black (or khaki if you're in Fairfield County) in an Architect's office?

Now that I've gotten that off my chest, the only questions really is, 'how many dolls are we ordering?'  Because she's totally a career step up from this one we've got harnessed up in the back room:

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