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Demo, Open House and Q&A on the OpenSim Architecture Islands grid

If you’re curious about how the OpenSim platform might be useful in your art, architecture or design related projects, we will be holding an informal open house this Wednesday, September 23rd at 9am PDT on the Architecture Islands grid. Here is the event’s agenda: 10 minute demonstration of building and design in OpenSim platform, showing […]

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New Sandbox for Architecture Islands

Come check the new Architecture Islands sandbox!  If you’re just getting started, this is a great location to learn the ropes and get to know the building tools. The parcel is set to Auto-Return every 120 minutes, so be careful to save your creations occasionally (right click the entire build and select ‘Take a Copy’ […]

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Land Available for Rent on Architecture Islands in Second Life

Sorry for the delay, but here are the parcels currently available on Architecture Islands.  Rent is 1.5 lindens per 1 square meter, and is due on the month-date you start renting (if you start renting on the 5th, your rent is due every 5th of the month).  Simple enough!  IM Keystone Bouchard with questions or […]

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Be2Camp Starting Soon! Exploring Web 2.0 and the Built Environment

Be2camp is free to register and free to attend , and will be starting in just a few hours!  This will be a BarCamp style ‘Unconference’ to promote the use of Web 2.0 technologies in the Built Environment (eg Architecture, Construction, Engineering, Facilities Management industries.  More info here: http://be2camp.ning.com/ If all goes well, we will […]

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From Common Interests to Common Borders

Architecture Islands, arcspace and Eolus One are announcing that they will be moving to a new location on the Second Life grid, and will now be sharing common borders as a contiguous group of islands. The move is part of a concerted effort to unite some of the brightest minds as well as the most […]

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Make it Right: The Pink Project Freebies

The Architecture Islands of Second Life have seen no shortage of humanitarian aid projects this year! First we built the Porchdog (machinima) for Cameron Sinclair’s Second Life appearance. Then, the Wikitecture group started work on a telemedical center for a poor village in Nepal, and now a new installation on Architecture Island (SLurl) is aimed […]

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Gehry Inspired Build Opens Thursday, Dec. 6th at 5:30PM SL-time

submitted by ‘The Tracer’ “So I began to think about Gehry and his ideas of form and beauty as it pertains to space. The ideas behind his aesthetics are unmatched, but the functionality of his builds in RL are somewhat unsuccessful. Therefore, in no other place do Gehrys designs belong more, than in Second Life. […]

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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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Collaborative City Planning, Urban Design and Architecture in Second Life – Machinima

Here are two demonstrations of collaboration in Second Life. The first shows how city planners, urban designers or members of the community might use virtual worlds to describe, discuss and even co-create design concepts. The second shows how multiple contributors can work together simultaneously on an architectural design concept. Of course, it is evident that […]

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Design Festival Hamburg Visits Architecture Island

“ In the virtual world of Second Life currently a considerable amount of design for buildings and interior design is emerging. Yet there are limits to the capacity for detail. Is this parallel world useful for the development, presentation and sale of design in the real world? Can the medium be used to work collectively […]

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