Archive for month: August, 2009

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-30

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Virtual Barcelona Pavilion: A great build for architects to visit in the virtual world of Second Life. http://archvirtual.com/?p=1481 # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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Virtual Barcelona Pavilion

The Barcelona Pavilion, originally designed by Mies van der Rohe, has been reconstructed in the virtual world of Second Life by avatar ‘Wim Wendt’.   It can be visited by clicking HERE.  If you don’t have an account, click ‘Sign Up’ in the upper right corner, and log in to see this great build!  Here […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-23

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3D Mesh Import into Second Life: A Sneak Peak at SLCC! http://archvirtual.com/?p=1457 # Video demo of 3D Mesh import, diffusion lighting, and the newly improved Second Life viewer: http://archvirtual.com/?p=1461 # Paper Architecture in Cyberspace: http://archvirtual.com/?p=1463 # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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Paper Architecture in Cyberspace

Here are some screenshots of a 3 hour charrette based on the idea of ‘Paper Architecture’ in cyberspace.  The sim I’m building on was recently sold, and the build could disappear at any moment, so the exercise is joined by a keen sense of detachment, and a truly liquid and dynamic setting, knowing that it […]

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Video demo of 3D Mesh import, diffusion lighting, and the newly improved Second Life viewer

Here is a video, uploaded by HVXSilverstar, showing Tom Hale’s demo at SLCC 09 of mesh import and diffusion (reflective) lighting. And here is a sneak peek at the new viewer: More to come!  Many thanks to HVXSilverstar for making these videos available.

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-16

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Looking for my next project. Who needs some design / virtual architecture? Second Life, or OpenSim. email info@archvirtual.com # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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3D Mesh Import into Second Life: A Sneak Peek at SLCC!

I couldn’t be there, so I don’t know exactly how it went down (note to self… don’t miss SLCC next year!).  All I can do is paste a few early snippets from those who witnessed the announcement: “At his keynote today at SLCC09, Tom Hale aka T Linden presented a sneak peak of 3D mesh import into […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-09

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PRIM to BIM: The past, present and hopeful future of Architecture Islands: http://archvirtual.com/?p=1451 # Just saw the most amazing presentation by @chrisbishop at the ThinkBalm professional networking event. # Having a networking session with @julieblue # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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PRIM to BIM: The past, present and hopeful future of Architecture Islands

Thanks so much for all of the thoughts and comments many of you have shared.  I’ve combined several comments to the original post in order to help clarify a few points. First of all – I’m definitely not leaving Second Life or virtual worlds!  I’m not disenchanted with the platform by any means, and I fully intend to […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-08-02

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Crescendo architects virtually – Hypergrid Business: http://digg.com/d3ys09?t # Studio Wikitecture presentation at SmarterTechnology starting now! – http://ow.ly/irB8 – more info can be found here: http://ow.ly/irBm # FOR SALE: Architecture Islands – http://archvirtual.com/?p=1442 # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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