Archive for month: December, 2006

Architectuur in Second Life: Dedato of Amsterdam

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Click HERE to View Slideshow This afternoon I had a chance to catch up with RL Architects member Rakeem Buaku, an avatar representing Dedato, an architecture studio from Amsterdam. Rakeem is building a model of his studio’s new headquarters inside of Second Life, and plans to use the virtual model as a tool for promoting […]

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IBM Architect Jessica Quin Visits Society for Virtual Architecture

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Today at 4:00 PM SL-Time, the Society for Virtual Architecture will be hosting a presentation by Jessica Quin, IBM’s Second Life Architect.  Landmark HERE.

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Architektur und Digitale Spiele

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This series of 3 volumes called ‘second life architecture’ is impressive! The machinimatography (especially in Volume 1) conjures quite a compelling and fluid perspective that isn’t easily percieved first-hand when inside of Second Life. I sincerely hope they continue the series. Now all I need is an interpreter! 60sec second life architecture vol. 1 60sec […]

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More Foundations Screenshots

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Posted more screenshots from last night’s meeting HERE. I missed snaps of a few of the tours while trying to keep up with the chat stream.  If anyone has ones I’m missing, please email them to me at jbrouchoud(at)sbcglobal.net  Thanks!

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Second Life Foundations

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The Second Life Foundations meeting last night in Tinta Verde turned out to be a truly enlightening discussion. Seasoned builders and architects shared some of the latest building tips and techniques with each other, and with those who were just starting out. We also discussed what our collective suggestion to Linden Lab might be, in […]

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Second Life + Autodesk: Machinima Podcast

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Zarf Woodward (Brian Mathews) and Collaboration Source (Jonathan Knowles) podcast from Autodesk Island in Second Life. Check it out HERE

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Autodesk in Second Life

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I just returned from Las Vegas, after having the honor of closing Autodesk CEO Carl Bass’ keynote presentation with a Second Life tour of our Crescendo Design Virtual Studio in front of 6,500+ attendees. The presentation concluded with 2 separate live feeds from Second Life, whereby Mr. Bass’ avatar joined joined Jon’s avatar, Keystone Bouchard […]

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Second Life Foundations: A Primer for new Architects and Builders

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Virtual Suburbia and The Arch will be co-hosting an informal gathering, to welcome new architects to Second Life, and to bring people who love architecture together. Chip Poutine, Keystone Bouchard and invited guests will be providing helpful tools, tips, contacts, resources and demonstrations to architects who are just getting started in Second Life. Tuesday, December […]

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On the Move

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I sincerely apologize for the delay in entries. We just completed our cross-country move from Wisconsin to California to begin working exclusively within Second Life. I am now working in Berkeley for Clear Ink on some exciting architecture-related SL projects, and will be happy to share more of the story once I’m settled in. In […]

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Prim, What Do You Want to Be?

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Some predictions via BIMania HERE caught my eye this morning. I’m still trying to digest their meaning, but I think Miguel touches on some interesting points, pertinent to the concentration of this blog: “there will be an ever growing demand on digital designers… If architects don’t do it, somebody else will.” “architecture itself could become […]

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