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…were installed today along the perimeter bike path of the ‘new land’ of the massive port addition known as Maasvlakte 2, and this Saturday is the opening for the entire project – in partnership with Å B Ä K E. and commissioned by TAAK – encompassing a 25 minute video, the complete series of thirty ..

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…by frequent design collaborator Benjamin Reichen of Åbäke is in the works and today in Rotterdam we look at the new version, which tells the stories of 24 species of wildlife living within and around the heavy industry of the Port of Rotterdam that will also be recounted by the video we are producing in ..

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…(endangered Natterjack Toads) were created by some sensitive folks from the Port of Rotterdam and the Bureau Stadsnatuur Rotterdam to provide a place for these little creatures to mate in the summer, strangely surrounded by this extreme industrial landscape of one of the largest ports in the world, where we are driving around today gathering ..

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…accommodated in a cute little red wood house next to a half buried tiny car in a fenced-in pen surrounded by a vast post-human industrial landscape was a surprising/exciting thing to discover out the door of the Port of Rotterdam offices – where the kitchen ladies are tending them for the eggs, served to the ..

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…kicked off the series today at the Animal Estates London HQ, Urban Wildlife Client Services, and we’re getting reports back of good times with bat ecolocation device demonstrations… This workshop proposes the design of cohabitable space that is to be shared between bats and humans. Through the acts of drawing and model making we will attempt to ..

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…coming soon to Arup in London: ANIMAL ESTATES 8.0: LONDON, ENGLAND Animal Estates London HQ, Urban Wildlife Client Services at Arup Phase 2, 8 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 4BJ October 13th, 2011 – Jan 15th, 2012 OPEN CALL! We are looking for… – EXPERTS on each of the 11 animal clients, interested in collaborating and advising – VOLUNTEERS ..

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…some of them lovingly hand-painted and even featuring the name of the cat over the front door, are what I stumbled upon (almost literally) this afternoon, filling a section of sidewalk on a narrow sloping street just up the hill from my hotel and the Antrepo warehouse sites of the Istanbul Biennial (opening for press previews ..

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…is the subtitle of the upcoming London Animal Estates HQ project (which I am in town preparing for) coming to the world headquarters of to Arup (the massive global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants, and technical specialists with 10,000 employees and 92 offices in 37 countries) as a new temporary public division of their ..

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…is what I found in the pond at Villa Doria Pamphili this afternoon, installed by some thoughtful human, allowing the many duck residents to access the extensively wooded refuge of the island (sort of Animal Estatey) – but after spending some time duck-watching it seemed that one dominant territorial duck in particular was guarding the ..

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…is up and ready for some animal habitation action as a part of the show Presidio Habitats, and I was finally able to see it for the first time this afternoon on a tour of the park by curator/gallerist Cheryl Haines who organized this first contemporary art exhibition in a National Park – including work ..

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…(which is a surrogate for a vertical dead tree, or snag, serves as a collective model home to accommodate six native species that would otherwise take up residence in the cavities of the snag, and was originally commissioned for Animal Estates 5.0: Portland, Oregon by The Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College) opens ..

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