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a design atelier in online worlds such as Second Life®. Founded by Chip Poutine, author of Virtual Suburbia and a real life Architect, finally.

part portfolio, part designer's notebook, and part linkdump, this site is intended to showcase our works, provide a scrapbook of design ideas in the SL/opensim/metaverse space-making community, and feature resources for builders.

projects

Capozzi Winery Island
Mauve Infohub
Prion Cabana - Outlook Vista
Squatter Office
Devshed
SLRR Neumoegen Station
Virtual Suburbia Office

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rosswolfe:

Iakov Chernikhov, experimental composition from Foundations of Modern Architecture (1927).

via The architectural fantasies of Iakov Chernikhov

rosswolfe:

Iakov Chernikhov, experimental composition from Foundations of Modern Architecture (1927).

via The architectural fantasies of Iakov Chernikhov

(via peterdixie)

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The Devnull Centre for Enigmatic Studies

The Devnull Centre for Enigmatic Studies

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propaedeuticist:

studies of waves across debris - Eyal Gever

(Source: propaedeuticist, via wblut)

Jan
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archatlas:

Lightning Generators

Winter pictures of the test complex in the Moscow region. These very powerful generators are in a half-abandoned condition today and their purpose is clear only for few specialists.

Cloud City comes down to Earth?

Jan
10th
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the-gas-station:

Messe Hamburg
by Michael Duevel

the-gas-station:

Messe Hamburg

by Michael Duevel

Jan
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archatlas:

Socio-cultural Center in Mulhouse Paul Le Quernec Architecte

Dec
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prostheticknowledge:

SpaceTop

A transparent 3D spatial desktop display prototype by Jinha Lee, first public in February 2013 (can’t believe I missed this …) - video embedded below:

SpaceTop is a technological and design solution to fuse 2D and spatial 3D interactions in a single desktop workspace. It extends the traditional desktop interface with interaction technology and visualization techniques that enable seamless transitions between 2D and 3D manipulations. SpaceTop allows users to type, click, draw in 2D, and directly manipulate interface elements that float in the 3D space above the keyboard. It makes it possible to easily switch from one modality to another, or to simultaneously use two modalities with different hands. We introduce hardware and software configurations for co-locating these various interaction modalities in a unified workspace using depth cameras and a transparent display. We describe new interaction and visualization techniques that allow users to interact with 2D elements floating in 3D space and present the results from a preliminary user study that indicates the benefit of such hybrid workspaces.

More Here

Dec
18th
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nnmprv:

Community centre Herstedlund by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter.

Dec
9th
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No reason, save for Monday morning.

No reason, save for Monday morning.