CumInCAD is a Cumulative Index about publications in Computer Aided Architectural Design
supported by the sibling associations ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SIGraDi, ASCAAD and CAAD futures

authors Hirschberg, U., Gramazio, F., H¾ger, K., Liaropoulos Legendre, G., Milano, M. and Stöger, B.
year 2000
title EventSpaces. A Multi-Author Game And Design Environment
source Promise and Reality: State of the Art versus State of Practice in Computing for the Design and Planning Process [18th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 0-9523687-6-5] Weimar (Germany) 22-24 June 2000, pp. 65-72
summary EventSpaces is a web-based collaborative teaching environment we developed for our elective CAAD course. Its goal is to let the students collectively design a prototypical application - the EventSpaces.Game. The work students do to produce this game and the process of how they interact is actually a game in its own right. It is a process that is enabled by the EventSpaces.System, which combines work, learning, competition and play in a shared virtual environment. The EventSpaces.System allows students to criticize, evaluate, and rate each otherÕs contributions, thereby distributing the authorship credits of the game. The content of the game is therefore created in a collaborative as well as competitive manner. In the EventSpaces.System, the students form a community that shares a common interest in the development of the EventSpaces.Game. At the same time they are competing to secure as much credit as possible for themselves. This playful incentive in turn helps to improve the overall quality of the EventSpaces.Game, which is in the interest of all authors. This whole, rather intricate functionality, which also includes a messaging system for all EventSpaces activities, is achieved by means of a database driven online working environment that manages and displays all works produced. It preserves and showcases each authorÕs contributions in relation to the whole and allows for the emergence of coherence from the multiplicity of solutions. This Paper first presents the motivation for the project and gives a short technical summary of how the project was implemented. Then it describes the nature of the exercises and discusses possible implications that this approach to collaboration and teaching might have.
series eCAADe
email hirschberg@arch.ethz.ch, gramazio@arch.ethz.ch, hoeger@arch.ethz.ch, georgell@gsd.harvard.edu, milano@arch.ethz.ch, staeger@arch.ethz.ch
more http://www.uni-weimar.de/ecaade/
full text file.pdf (156,546 bytes)
references Content-type: text/plain
details citation check to select
100%; open Axelrod, Robert M. (1984) Find in CUMINCAD The evolution of cooperation , Basic Books Inc., New York
100%; open Dawkins, Richard (1989) Find in CUMINCAD The selfish Gene, new edition , Oxford University Press
100%; open Kolarevic, B., Schmitt, G., Hischberg, U., Kurmann, D. and Johnson, B. (1998) Find in CUMINCAD Virtual Design Studio: Multiplying Time , Acte de la 16‘me Conference, eCAADe98, EAPVM, Paris
100%; open Levy, Pierre (1997) Find in CUMINCAD Collective Intelligence: mankind’s emerging world in cyberspace , Translated by Robert Bononno, Plenum Press, New York
100%; open Papanikolaou, M. and Tuncer, B. (1999) Find in CUMINCAD The Fake.Space Experience - Exploring New Spaces , A. Brown,M. Knight, P. Berridge eds, Architectural Computing From Turing to 2000, 17 th ECAADE conference, University of Liverpool
100%; open Wenz, F. and Hirschberg, U. (1997) Find in CUMINCAD PhaseX Memetic Engineering for Architecture , B. Martens, H. Linzer, and A. Voigt eds, Challenges of the Future Proceedings of the 15th ECAADE Conference, Vienna

last changed 2002/11/23 05:59
HOMELOGIN (you are user _anon_98723 from group guest) Works Powered by SciX Open Publishing Services 1.002