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id caadria2010_045
authors Roudavski, Stanislav
year 2010
title Virtual environments as situated techno-social performances: virtual West Cambridge case study
source Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia / Hong Kong 7-10 April 2010, pp. 477-486
summary This paper focuses on Virtual West Cambridge an interactive multimedia environment constructed to support design and development of a large-scale, long-term urban project. In architecture, such persistent, continuously-growing virtual environments are unusual. Consequently, they pose unique challenges in procurement, development, maintenance and utilization. This paper re-conceptualizes virtual environments as situated techno-social performances rather than software programs or multimedia representations and discusses how this re-conceptualisation can inform their understanding, design and utilisation.
keywords Virtual environments; collaborative practice; architectural design; urban design; performative place
series CAADRIA
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