A Framework for Utilizing Realtime 3D Applications in Architectural Practice and Urban Design

A Framework for Utilizing Realtime 3D Applications in Architectural Practice and Urban Design

The technologies and demand for realtime 3D visualization in architectural design and urban planning will almost certainly be commonplace in the years ahead, but realizing the full breadth of what is possible when realtime 3D is combined with multi-user, online user-generated environments will require a paradigm shift.

Raising Real Money to Build Real Houses and a Case for Virtual Collaboration

[youtube = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KboWvZ9PLc] Machinima showing Cameron Sinclair and John Gage discussing virtual collaboration and Open Architecture Network in Second Life. Sponsored by Sun Professional Services, coordinated by Clear Ink, machinima by Kiwini...
Design Like you Give a Damn! Cameron Sinclair in Second Life

Design Like you Give a Damn! Cameron Sinclair in Second Life

Cameron Sinclair, 2006 TED Prize winner, Executive Director of Architecture for Humanity, co-editor of the book ‘Design Like You Give A Damn‘ and contributing writer for Worldchanging.com will be joined by Sun Microsystems founder John Gage in a live audio...

Post-Katrina Virtuality: The Porchdog

[youtube = http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwzGOSa22aY] As a contribution to Architecture for Humanity’s Open Architecture Network, I built this virtual model on Architecture Island (SLurl).   Real-life construction of the Porchdog home is part of Architecture...
Wikitecture 2.0: Designing the Architecture of Architectural Design Collaboration.

Wikitecture 2.0: Designing the Architecture of Architectural Design Collaboration.

[Update: 9am morning session transcript posted HERE. Reminder: the next session will be held at 6pm SL-time 4/19/07.] Can Architects (or designers in general) design a building collectively? The ‘RL Architects in SL’ group would like your help in trying to answer this...