A three-year old girl visited my studio office several weeks ago with her mother and grandmother. She spotted one of our “limited editions” of 42 pink (low-intensity red) Colorframes, immediately took it off the shelf and started to build. “She loves everything pink,” said her grandmother.  I was curious about the pink road and the small pink building she started to construct. I began to look for examples of pink architecture that I thought might interest and inspire her to continue building. After all, we now have Architect Barbie and her Dream House and Lego’s “pink bricks for girls” (brought out in 1994) but what about real pink architecture? Here are just a few examples that I found:

 

 

City Palace in the pink city of Jaipur, India

 

City Palace in the pink city of Jaipur, India

Oratorio de San Isidro-El Villar de Arnedo; Author: Juanma232

Why do girls start to love pink around age two? Even if parents make an effort not to dress their daughters in pink and not to buy pink toys from the “girl’s side of the toy aisle, the desire for pink is still insistent. Comments welcome.