Monthly Archives: April 2012

Lighting for the Birds

These beautiful and unique lights were created by SiStudio in Santiago, Chile. These lamps are true origami using an industrial polymer paper that is resistant to high temperatures.  The birds were designed to mimic the pattern of migration.  The wall … Continue reading

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Rubber Duckie You’re the One

This 82 foot high by 82 foot wide duck created by artist Florentijn Hofman, is seen here sailing down the Loire River in France as part of the Loire Estuary art exhibition.  Hofman creates oversized art installations that “serve as … Continue reading

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A Dog, a Ball and a Pool

What do you get when you cross a great photographer and his high resolution underwater camera with a group of dogs and a ball? Some really awesome photos. To see the rest of these great photos check out the U.S. … Continue reading

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Something Fishy is Going On

Fish in an old style telephone booth, fish in a jukebox, fish in a giant bubble gum machine; the designers of aquariums are getting pretty crafty. Check out the Ten Crazy and Outrageous Fish Tanks on BuzzFeed.

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American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards

Voting is open for the 2012 Hero Dog Awards. “American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards™ were created in 2010 to celebrate the powerful relationships between dogs and people, to serve as a catalyst to advance society’s understanding of the human-animal … Continue reading

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Building a Greener Hospital Part II – Mechanical Systems

Heather’s latest article for Impromed’s E-Newsletter discusses the importance of good mechanical systems to efficient, green, veterinary hospital design. In her article Heather talks about everything from energy recovery ventilators to building systems commissioning and where and why each of … Continue reading

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Weekend Reader

It has been some time since we made a recommendation, but we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to do so with this wonderful book The Bond:  Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them by Wayne Pacelle, CEO and … Continue reading

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