Archive for month: October, 2009

Video Coverage of U.S. State Department Hosted Panel: Architectural Design and International Collaboration in Virtual Worlds

What an honor it was to have been included in this panel discussion, and to have a chance to hear more about the exciting work being done by the other panelists using virtual worlds in professional architectural practice and education.  I think it was an important and timely event – illustrating the potential of virtual […]

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Wiki Tree Goes Open Source

This is a cross post from the Studio Wikitecture blog: Since 2007, the Wiki Tree software development has been funded by Studio Wikitecture and developed by i3D Inc. We’ve considered the software development process to be experimental, just as we’ve considered the ongoing Studio Wikitecture projects to be experiments in collaboration using Second Life. The […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-10-25

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Hiya @GreenandWild – saw your listing on the RG outpost, and wondered what the best way to contact you is? # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-10-18

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85 avatars on an OpenSim, and onward to 100… 150… http://ow.ly/tY9y # @justincc @snowcrashme @Dr_Manhattan @adamfrisby forgive my ignorance, but is there any hope of merging rex / opensim wrt mesh imports? # Exciting to see some action on the Architecture grid today! If anyone could use a free sim for a while, let me […]

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The International ARCH Network

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Just 6 months since starting the ARCH Social Network site, we have over 130 members, representing 25 countries, including Brazil, Australia, UK, Italy, India, Canada, Cook Islands, Germany, Netherlands, Mexico, Austria, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Estonia, Spain, Uraguay, Argentina, Croatia, Vietnam, Denmark, Singapore, Venezuela, Ireland, New Zealand, United States, and? I am incredibly excited by the possibilities for collaboration and discussion across geographic boundaries this […]

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A Virtual Conversation Overheard – new machinima

Just for fun, I made this machinima of one of the more popular posts I wrote on my personal blog earlier this year, found here.   Feel free to remix it!

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National School of Architecture of Marseille launches virtual school

It took me a while to stop laughing at these images for long enough to finish this post… What an exciting ‘virtual architecture’ lineup we have this weekend!   On Saturday, the National School of Architecture of Marseille will be opening their new virtual school in Second Life – in parallel with a real world exhibition at […]

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The United States Department of State to host panel discussion for international audience: Architectural Design and International Collaboration in Virtual Worlds

The United States Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs invites you to attend: “Architectural Design and International Collaboration in Virtual Worlds.” The panel will discuss how architects utilize virtual technologies for international development partnerships. Panelists from various countries will explore the efficiency of virtual worlds and shared 3D design platforms as environments conducive to cross-cultural collaboration.

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85 avatars on an OpenSim, and onward to 100… 150…

Check out Adam Frisby’s post about OpenSim achieving 85 avatars on a single OpenSim this week, and their hopes of reaching 100 or even 150. According to the post, these major performance and stability enhancements are largely due to 3 fixes - 1.)  abandoning OpenJpeg for decoding J2K textures,  2.) John Hurlimann from Intel’s code contributions,and […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-10-11

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Has the economy effected your job in architectural practice? http://ow.ly/ti43 # presenting Studio Wikitecture and Second Life @be2camp – see the live stream http://ow.ly/tmBO #wikitecture #secondlife # to what extent can an open source approach be applied to architecture and the built environment? http://ow.ly/tmXE #wikitecture #be2camp # Studio Wikitecture meets tonight at 6pm PDT – […]

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