Archive for category: open architecture network

Construction of Hurricane Katrina relief project ‘The Porchdog,’ prototyped in Second Life, now complete

Here are several before and after images of the ‘Porchdog’ residence, prototyped in Second Life by the Architecture in Virtual Worlds community.  We built a virtual replica of this original design by Marlon Blackwell Architects, which was published to Open Architecture Network under Creative Commons licensing for an event with Architecture for Humanity founder Cameron […]

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Wikitecture 3.0 Wins both Founder’s Award and 3rd Place!

From Studio Wikitecture blog: It is with great pleasure I bring you the news that Studio Wikitecture’s entry in the Open Architecture Network Challenge was awarded the ‘Founder’s Award’ as well as ‘3rd Place’ for our design of the Nyaya Tele-Medicine facility in Western Nepal. The announcement was made this morning. Architecture for Humanity  awarded […]

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The Final Design: Wikitecture 3.0…. thank you!

I just wanted to thank all the contributors on the OAN Nepal Challenge for all their hard work and dedication over the last couple months. The following images are of the final boards submitted to the OAN project site (larger images here). You can be your own judge, but I think they turned out great! […]

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Wikitecture Progress Video, and a Call for Sponsors

Hello everyone! As you may already know, the third Wikitecture experiment using our new 3D-Wiki technology will be wrapping up in the next few weeks, and we are already looking forward to the next experiment. If you are not already familiar, HERE is a demo of how the in-world interface works, and HERE is a […]

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3D Wiki, Demo and Tour Tomorrow (2/8) at 10:30 AM SL-time

Join us tomorrow for a demo of the 3D Wiki (the Wiki-Tree), and a review of the designs submitted so far for the OAN Challenge we’re working on for Wikitecture 3.0. The competition deadline is February 29, so there is still time to provide your input!  You don’t have to be an architect! Here’s the […]

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State of the Wiki

Who ever said there’s nothing to DO in Second Life?!? Here’s a brief clip showing the current state of the Wiki Tree after week 1. We’ve got the land, we’ve got the project, we’ve got the technology – now all we need is YOU! Pick up your virtual toolbelt, and help us win the Open […]

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Phew… Finally, the Official Kick-Off Meeting for Wikitecture 3.0!

Can mass collaboration and collective intelligence improve the quality of architecture and urban planning? We are happy to announce that, Studio Wikitecture will continue to try to tease out this question, via it’s 3rd Wikitecture experiment kicking off officially on Nov. 7th. To accommodate those in different time zones, there will be two different times: […]

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Can Virtual Collaboration Win the Open Architecture Challenge? Wikitecture 3.0 is ON it!

There’s still plenty of time to join the team! You don’t need any architectural experience, just a willingness to collaborate, learn and help people in the world who need it most. You can find a transcript of our first Wikitecture 3.0 project discussion HERE. During Tuesday’s 9am meeting (the time of which was determined by […]

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Wikitecture 3.0 Experiment: 1st Kick-Off Meeting

After tallying the results, the consensus for the best time to meet is: Tuesday, September 25th @ 9:00am PST/SLT. Here is the slurl link to the ‘Studio Wikitecture’ parcel in Second Life. Although kick-off is not until Oct. 15th, we wanted to hold an early meeting to get a gauge who would like to participate […]

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Welcome to Wikitecture 3.0! By the Community, for the Community

Read the full release here. Would you like to participate in the AMD Open Architecture Challenge on a global team of qualified and talented architects, designers and engineers? Studio Wikitecture invites you to just that. In keeping with the spirit of the Open Architecture Network’s goal of ‘improving the living standards through collaborative design,’ we […]

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