New Virtual Learning and Workplace Campuses for Avaya with Gronstedt Group

New Virtual Learning and Workplace Campuses for Avaya with Gronstedt Group

During the past several months, I’ve had the privilege of working with Gronstedt Group and their clients at Avaya on a variety of immersive learning, training and workplace environments. Projects included 2 full campus areas, complete with libraries, auditoriums, office spaces and training rooms. These projects were realized using Avaya’s own AvayaLive Engage multi-user platform.

Behold, the future of design

Behold, the future of design

While designing in a virtual world, with shadows looming below objects as you create and modify them, you instantly ‘feel’ their weight and visual impact in a way no other architectural technology or design method affords. When you finish modeling an idea,...

Special issue of ITcon dedicated to the use of virtual world technology in architecture, engineering and construction

If there was ever any doubt that virtual worlds have a place in architectural practice and education, this month’s special issue of ITcon presents a staggering amount of content that is sure to help promote the use of virtual worlds and game engines within AEC industries and beyond. The Journal of Information Technology in Construction (ITcon) is a peer-reviewed scholarly publication recently published a special issue dedicated to the use of virtual world technology in architecture, civil engineering and facility management.

20 minute study model in Second Life (video)

20 minute study model in Second Life (video)

As the pendulum swings back into Second Life for some exciting new consulting projects, I’m reminded just how fun it is to build with prims and how much potential virtual environments hold for architectural practice and collaboration. You can quite literally *feel* the space as it takes shape, understanding and perceiving it in a way that no other medium affords.