GMS is proud to participate in 2011 CANstruction – New York, the annual competition
between engineering and architecture firms to build amazing sculptures from cans
of food. 25 CANstructions will be on display from November 10-21, 10 am – 6 pm at
the World Financial Center Winter Garden, 220 Vesey Street, New York City. Suggested
donation: one can of food.
NepTUNA the HippoCANpus (2,150 cans tuna plus barley)
hip·po·CAN·pus, noun pronounced \hi'-pə-KAN-pəs\
1. noun, New Latin, from the Greek word hippokampos sea horse, from hippos / horse
+ kampos / sea monster — also pronounced hippoCANpos, meaning "CAN-made" sea monster.
2. portion of the brain which is involved in forming, storing, and processing memory,
such as the restorative powers and faith in humanity of a full belly, which CAN create
comforting memories of tasty, nutritional meals shared with friends - while swimming
if you are hippoCANpos, or 30 minutes before swimming if you are homo sapien or huCAN.