Archive for category: Virtual Design in the Metaverse

TASCHEN’s new Architecture Now! Features virtual architecture by Scope Cleaver for Princeton University

Scope Cleaver, a virtual architect, is currently featured alongside the world’s greatest architects for his work at Princeton University and beyond in TASCHEN’s new Architecture Now! publication.  Flip to page 461 to read his article. http://www.taschen.com/lookinside/04429/index.htm Congratulations Scope, for this well deserved recognition! Thanks @Poid for the link!

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The Architecture of Virtual Education

Here is a video of the presentation I gave last weekend at the VWBPE convention , posted by tree.tv, in both a streaming format and high-def download, available here: http://www.treet.tv/shows/bpe/bpe2009_varchitecture_27mar09/ Other presentations captured by Tree.tv can be seen here: http://treet.tv/shows/bpe2009 Here is a brief outline of what I covered: Comparisons of virtual and real architecture […]

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Invite to the Living Sketchbook: Architecture Students Working on an Urban Intervention for Non Profit Commons

Don’t miss this!  It is TONIGHT, Monday March 30th between 5pm and 8pm SLT.  This project is sure to become a bar-raising effort for demonstrating the benefits of using virtual worlds in architectural education.  I’m aware of at least 14 architecture schools from around the world that have actively engaged in virtual worlds, some top […]

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COMMISSION #3: Opening and free workshop today! 1 December 2008

6.30-7.30pm GMT (10.30-11.30am SL Time), Monday 1 December 2008: join the workshop in reflexive architecture 8pm GMT (12 noon SL Time), Monday 1 December 2008: attend the launch SLurl: teleport to 2ND LIVE (83, 171, 22) The Project: In physical reality, the architectural shell is a relatively static and motionless artifact. The occupant plays a […]

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2nd Live Commision #3: A Study in Reflexive Architecture

I’ve been hard at work on a commissioned installation for the Phoenix Scratch series, an extension of the Exeter Phoenix ’2nd Live’ project.  The installation opens 6.30-7.30pm GMT, Monday 1 December 2008. I’ve been posting some progress screenshots to this slideshow and welcome anyone to visit, heckle and critique me at the installation site anytime. […]

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Machinima Manifesto: *WE* Shape our Virtual Buildings

In this podcast, I review some of the reasons I remain so optimistic about the future of virtual worlds, and describe the fundamental characteristics I believe make user-generated 3D worlds a game changing new standard every organization should be exploring – with or without a budget. I also touch on another point I intend to […]

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AIA (American Institute of Architects) Chapter Endorses Second Life Design Competition

From Dakota Dreamscape: Welcome to the Dakota Skies Cultural Center ~~Chaplet Design Competition Theme: A Spiritual Respite Interpretation of theme is at the designer’s discretion but must be respectful and meditative.  Contemplative but not religious. For a frame of reference see: http://www.robertsstreetchapletproject.com/chaplets/index.html Chaplet Exhibition: Will open approximately  15 December 2008 and run thru 15 January […]

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