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id ecaade2008_142
authors Hoog, Jochen; Wolff-Plottegg, Manfred
year 2008
title Real Virtualities - Architecture 2.0
source Architecture in Computro [26th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-7-2] Antwerpen (Belgium) 17-20 September 2008, pp. 817-822
summary The Institute of Architecture and Design, TU Vienna has bought a virtual island in Second Life (SL) in order to use it in a design course (5 ECTS). The goal was to introduce students to new ways in which computers in a web based network like SL can be used to generate designs by using end user scripting within a virtual 3D environment. After a short introduction into the basics of SL and to the rules and conditions of multi-user virtual environments (MUVEís) the students worked within that kind of spatial software as a place and as hyper media. The main focus of this paper is to stress and to describe the differences of the studentís results compared to common architectural design courses.
keywords Algorithmic architecture, Second Life, virtual space design, learning platform
series eCAADe
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