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...
Mainstreet, Mall or Modem?  The Digimart, and How Virtual Reality Impacts Retail Architecture

Mainstreet, Mall or Modem? The Digimart, and How Virtual Reality Impacts Retail Architecture

It was early in 2001, and I was (hopefully) about to complete my final semester of graduate school at UW-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning. Everyone in my studio was busy putting the finishing touches on the carefully crafted basswood models they had...