Archive for month: November, 2007

Architettura in Second Life

Check out this brilliant machinima piece, describing the EX.IT project I posted last week. I think the choice of soundtrack is perfect – with the urban sounds of cars honking every so often – with rain in the background, creates a real sense of place and embodiment. This holistic integration of art, architecture, sculpture, cinematography, […]

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Discovering Neolithic Architecture: Remixing Catalhoyuk Day

Join us for Remixing Catalhoyuk Day, a public program sponsored by OKAPI and the Berkeley Archaeologists at Catalhoyuk. Visit OKAPI Island in the 3-D virtual environment of Second Life and explore the past and present of Catalhoyuk, a 9000-year-old village located in present-day Turkey. OKAPI Island features virtual reconstructions of the excavation site and multimedia […]

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PodTech: Teaching Architecture via Second Life — Interview with Terry Beaubois


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Farnsworth House Headlines Second

Congrats to Maximilian Milosz – his faithful replication of the Farnsworth House by Mies van der Rohe shows up on Second Life’s home page!  It doesn’t come up every time – you might have to hit refresh a few times to cycle to it.

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Architecture Islands: Land Available for Rent

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Looking for cheap land to rent for your next architecture-related project?  Architecture Islands now has 2 parcels  available at 1.5 lindens per 1 square meter per month.  Both are about 5,000 sqm parcels.  These parcels own’t last long, so send me an IM – Keystone Bouchard – to reserve your spot!

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Windlight is Back!

and Second Life looks better than ever.  Download the new FirstLook viewer HERE.

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Win a Free Pass to Autodesk University 2008


Head over to Autodesk Island (slurl), follow the red carpet to the end and drop a notecard with your avatar name into the last kiosk. You can also learn more about AU and find out how to meet other Second Lifers at this year’s AU. Good Luck! [update: You must be in the Autodesk SL […]

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State of the Wiki

Who ever said there’s nothing to DO in Second Life?!? Here’s a brief clip showing the current state of the Wiki Tree after week 1. We’ve got the land, we’ve got the project, we’ve got the technology – now all we need is YOU! Pick up your virtual toolbelt, and help us win the Open […]

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Italian Institute of Architecture to ‘Experience Italy’ in Second Life

Where else can you experience work by architectural masters such as Terragni, Fuksas, Nervi, and Libera all together in a single composition? Experience Italy (EX.IT) is a massive Second Life build that is NOT to be missed! (slideshow HERE) The 9-sim campus is modeled after the 1942 ‘E42′ exhibition area for a Universal exhibit in […]

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Wiki-Tree Q&A Nov. 11 and 13th, 10AM SL-time (Pacific)


If you have any questions on how to operate the ‘wiki-tree’ interface, we will be in-world at the following times to answer any questions you might have.   We will be in voice, since it’s a little easier conveying the ins and outs of the system that way. 1st one: Sunday, Nov. 11th @ 10am PST […]

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