“WOW!” Seems to be an almost universal reaction to a first experience trying on the new Oculus Rift VR headset. Seeing a players first experience with Rift is always interesting to see, as the player gradually becomes immersed, suspending their disbelief, and becoming part of the virtual environment.
I love being a freelancer. I’ve been lucky enough to get away with it off for 9 out of the past 10 years, and wouldn’t have it any other way. However, it hasn’t always been easy – especially the first few years. There were so many hard earned lessons and missed opportunities that could easily have been avoided had I known better at the time. That’s what this post is all about.
Below are a couple of excerpts from my contribution to RENDERING, covering some of my thoughts on architecture in virtual worlds. The book is a publication of CLOG, and can be purchased HERE.
I think I can build a strong case that I got 10 out of 12 accurate this year. Let’s see how it played out:
A virtual environment inspired by Arabic architectural traditions for a client in Muscat Oman. تطلق العالم الافتراضي للقمة ل Muscat الشباب
ARCHI21 has the pleasure to host their second ARCHI CHAT session.
Unity sent a survey this morning, and here’s what I wrote:
Check out this realtime virtual tour of Villa Tugenhdat, by famed architect Mies van der Rohe, build published to Flash with Unity3D.