Google goes aquatic

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    Google goes aquatic, photos inside an office quiet room

    Google is known for having whimsical, fun and comfortable offices, but this is the first time that I’ve seen an aquarium in one. To be fair it is aquarium-s, plural. Here are some shots from inside of a nap room quiet room at one of Google’s infamous offices.
    The installation is very well done. The charcoal [...]

    Google is known for having whimsical, fun and comfortable offices, but this is the first time that I’ve seen an aquarium in one. To be fair it is aquarium-s, plural. Here are some shots from inside of a nap room quiet room at one of Google’s infamous offices.
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    The installation is very well done. The charcoal panels framing the in-wall displays are beautiful and although not my style, the carpet mimicking glitter lines on the ocean’s sand floor is a nice subtle touch. (Google, where’s the saltwater?)
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    What really makes the room come to life is the focused track lighting through out. As we saw in this Japanese aquarium build, the light around the tank can be just as important as the light going into the tank. Between the focused lighting and charcoal panels this art-museum-look gives the aquatic animals a rightful display.​
    With the current economic conditions it may not be the best time to make that reef aquarium quiet room proposal to your company… your mileage may vary.
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    As the viewer above reminds us, don’t forget to relax and enjoy your aquarium.
     
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    Brilliant!!
     
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    Forwarded this to my CEO to see what we can setup .... he he that would be something...
     
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    Wow that now that is Worker Relations :) who needs to go home? i'm just gonna sleep at the bathtun at work :p
     
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    Omg time to apply for a job there...
     
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    These guys have the best of both worlds. Their washing gets done, they get fed whatever they want, they have paid overseas holidays, cars gets washed etc etc etc
     
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    GOOGLE have ALWAYS been voted as THE BEST company to work for - in the WHOLE WORLD! They have the absolute BEST offices and working conditions - EVER!
     
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    Best job in the world..... to be the guy that maintains the tanks.
     
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    Now watch old Viper sending his application form to them and becoming a Yankee :lol:
     
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    awesome find sean...
     
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