Archive for month: August, 2008

S,M,L,XL, SL

Here we have Lebbeus Woods, who “continues to work at a small drafting table in a corner of his apartment here, a solitary, monklike figure churning out increasingly abstract architectural fantasies…” Would someone please get this man a Second Life account? He even has a show running at MoMA called ‘Dreamland’  (not to be confused […]

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Still on the Stump

Be sure to check out this month’s issue of Business Week’s ‘SmallBiz’ publication, for it’s cover story, “First Stop: Second Life,” which explores how several small business (including Crescendo Design!) are using Second Life to prototype real life designs.  I was told there will soon be an online slideshow to complement the print article, but […]

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Review of Fallingwater Replica in Second Life

Thanks to Lotja Loon for sending her review of the replication of Fallingwater, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Edgar J. Kaufmann Sr. by Ethos Erlanger and his and his partners Lox Salomon and Ty Jaehun. Screenshot by Derek Hotger, http://derekhotger.blogg.com/

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Prototyping a Real World Urban Development in Second Life

In June, when I was on a panel discussion with Eric Gordon, during Linden Lab’s birthday celebration, I was very inspired and impressed with his work – especially given my own interest in the use of virtual worlds for collaboration.  Now they are taking on a new project that I expect will raise the bar […]

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Caleb Booker calls for wider adoption of virtual worlds by architects

In a recent post, Caleb Booker suggests: “Wider adoption by architects is long overdue. Initial experiments in fast prototyping of architectural designs, and of bringing clients on very early tours, is very promising.” Obviously, we couldn’t agree more.  Read the full story HERE.

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The Renaissance of Geographic Information: Neogeography, Gaming and Second Life: Newly Published UCL Working Paper Available for Free Download

I haven’t had a chance to review this yet, but wanted to pass along right away a link to Digital Urban’s post announcing their newest in their series of UCL Working Papers available HERE. “The world of Geographic Information (GI) Science has changed. It has experienced expeditious growth over the last few years leading to […]

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LiDAR Generated Sculpties

Darb Dabney is a veritable whirlwind of energy when it comes to mirroring Berkeley, California in a virtual environment.  If avatars ever walk the streets of virtual Berkeley, there will be a gleeful Darb showing it off and giving tours!  I am increasingly confident that it won’t be long before he achieves this dream.  His […]

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