Archive for month: June, 2007

Architecture in SL – by turboy Runo

As an architect, I find the possibility of thinking about architecture in the metaverses very fascinating. What is impressive is the infinite freedom of design there is in SecondLife and this is why I’m quite disappointed with the ways currently used to represent architecture. If architecture can be defined as a discipline, whose aim is […]

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1st Annual Wikitecture Meetup

Categories:wikitecture

This past weekend marked the very first annual Wikitecture meetup, held in Oakland, California at Jack London Square. So many ideas, lots of brainstorming, too much IPA…

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Architecture Congress Streaming into Second Life

Categories:architecture, rl architecture

The Bienniel Pacific Students of Architecture Congress has done an outstanding job including Second Life as an integral part of their program, and will be streaming live content from the convention directly into Second Life starting July 1, 2007 on Lebenswelt Island. Check out the speaker list HERE, and the program HERE. Times are listed […]

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Let the Convergence Begin!

Categories:architect, architecture, second life

These are exciting times for Architecture and Second Life! Sun Microsystems brought Cameron Sinclair to Second Life last month. Autodesk brought rockstars Sergio Palleroni and Chris Luebkeman for some unforgettable events. This week, a phenomenal line-up of Second Life events was projected at the Design Museum in London for the Royal Institute of British Architects […]

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Happy Birthday to me!

Categories:Uncategorized

On June 30th, my avatar will turn 1 year old!  What a year it has been!  Within a few months of my first log-in, Second Life moved me from Wisconsin to Berkeley, drove me to leave a career in real-life architecture behind in pursuit of a virtual alternative, and remains the focus of the lion’s […]

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Drivers of Change Post-Event Summary

Chris Luebkeman’s presentation on Autodesk Island was quite a unique experience! During event preparations, Chris described an idea for creating a more engaging presentation than the formal theater-style build where the audience experiences the event in a passive role. Instead, we opted for a more dynamic installation where attendees were encouraged to move around the […]

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Second Life @ the Design Museum for RIBA Architecture Week June 2007

Wow, so many exciting architecture-related events happening! Full speed ahead! =) Next week, the Design Museum in London is projecting and hosting a series of Second Life events in both real and virtual reality during RIBA’s Architecture Week. Contact Fraser Fonda with questions, and check out the website at: http://www.designmuseum.org/talks/talks Here is the event descriptions: […]

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Event Reminder: Chris Luebkeman

June 14, 10AM PST Chris Luebkeman : Future Challenges: Global Creative Contexts This is one not to miss! Chris definitely ‘gets’ Second Life. While working with him to prepare this event, his enthusiasm and vision for the potential of virtual worlds was immediately evident. His presentation is sure to engage and inspire! Event description: Population […]

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