Pup Tent!

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February 3, 2011
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  The Pup Tent is perfect for small (and, um, modernist) dogs. Says Slade: "It's a place for a dog to be 'at home in the modern world'."
    The Pup Tent is perfect for small (and, um, modernist) dogs. Says Slade: "It's a place for a dog to be 'at home in the modern world'."
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  As illustrated here, the bed is crafted from a single sheet of plywood, cut up into many component parts.
    As illustrated here, the bed is crafted from a single sheet of plywood, cut up into many component parts.
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  Here's a view of the inside construction.
    Here's a view of the inside construction.
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  The light catches the wooden ridges and makes the interior appear to glow.
    The light catches the wooden ridges and makes the interior appear to glow.
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  A striking side profile.
    A striking side profile.
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  Here's a diagram illustrating the bed's passive ventilation process: the hole at the top of the cone lets light into the doghouse and allows the heat generated by the dog to escape out of the top, which pulls cooler air in through the door.
    Here's a diagram illustrating the bed's passive ventilation process: the hole at the top of the cone lets light into the doghouse and allows the heat generated by the dog to escape out of the top, which pulls cooler air in through the door.
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  Here's a view of said ventilation hole.
    Here's a view of said ventilation hole.
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  In addition to the one that went up for auction, Slade Architecture has created a Pup Tent for their office, and is open to producing them on a custom-order basis. So if you want one, give them a shout...
    In addition to the one that went up for auction, Slade Architecture has created a Pup Tent for their office, and is open to producing them on a custom-order basis. So if you want one, give them a shout...
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