Archive for category: virtual architecture

Virtual Mies

This machinima is weak, but I wanted to quickly document some of the progress being made on Architecture Island (better machinima will follow as the site evolves). Designer Dingson is installing Mies Van der Rohe’s ‘Farnsworth House’ (SL build by Maximillian Milos, for sale at Maximum Minimum). This installation is his contribution to Architecture Island, […]

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Architecture Island: Land Available for Rent

Are you an architect or student of architecture that would like some land to start building your projects and architectural experiements? The Homestead (AKA Architecture Island) is an architectural incubator being used by RL architects from all around the world. The going rate is approximately 1,000 Lindens per month per 1,000 square meter parcel. Combine […]

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The Architecture of Wine

You can bet I’ll be posting more about the architecture of simVineyard, by Chip Poutine of Virtual Suburbia. But until then, keep an eye on their project blog HERE.

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Centre for Digital Media: The Future Education of a Virtual Architect

Below is an outstanding piece of architectural machinima showing the construction and design methodology behind Scope Cleaver’s remarkable build for the Masters of Digital Media.  Scope designed this build based on Architectural illustrations of their soon-to-be realized (real life) Centre for Digital Media.  Their new program is definitely worth checking out.    In my (admittedly biased) opinion, […]

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Autodesk + Second Life: Part 2

Last December, I wrote about our Second Life presentation during Autodesk CEO Carl Bass’ keynote presentation in Vegas.  LINK    I found THIS news to be particularly exciting, especially since my quest to pursue architecture in the metaverse brought me to Clear ink, the company responsible for creating Autodesk Island.    It’s just one more reason to believe […]

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Architecture on the Double

Many thanks to Selma Serrerier, Ace Albion and Dahlia Trimble for collaborating on the creation of this piece.

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House Call

  Slideshow HERE While colleagues, friends, family members and even fellow avatars may question my sanity for transitioning from a real-world architectural practice into virtual architecture, I felt reasonably assured I had made the right decision when I was assigned the role of Virtual Architect of the Capitol, toward the design and construction of the […]

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