August 15, 2018, 9am PDT
As virtual reality technology becomes more accessible, it's time to start considering how immersive virtual experiences could help inform visioning process and design decision-making.
August 9, 2018, 8am PDT
The popular game Minecraft offers deep lessons what building in the virtual world means in the real world.
February 18, 2017, 5am PST
"Smell-mapping" is gaining attention from urban planners, data scientists, and nature conservationists alike.
November 30, 2016, 6am PST
The city of Austin hopes that virtual reality can connect foreign investors and proposed development projects in need of funding.
November 18, 2016, 5am PST
The ASLA has rightfully identified virtual reality as a powerful promotional tool for the field of landscape architecture. Soon, we'll all be ditching plan views and offering virtual tours of proposed and completed projects.
American Society Of Landscape Architects
February 14, 2016, 11am PST
The New York Times details how virtual reality is expected to change the game of real estate. The possibilities for planners and architects are endless as well.
March 4, 2011, 2pm PST
Chinese search engine company Baidu has developed an alternative to Google's (banned in China) 3D view.
March 10, 2010, 5am PST
$1 will buy you one square inch of a vacant lot in Detroit, and membership in Jerry Paffendorf's club of "inchvestors." It may sound like a scheme, but Paffendorf calls it a way to network, invest in Detroit, and attract entrepreneurs.
January 28, 2010, 2pm PST
Duke's Pratt School of Engineering has created a theater with projections on all four walls plus the ceiling and floor to create an immersive experience not unlike Star Trek's "holodeck" for architects to show clients their work before it is built.
January 27, 2009, 8am PST
When Sony was preparing to build a virtual meeting space for Playstation 3 users, they took the unusual step of hiring a real-world architect, Kenji Ikemoto.
March 7, 2008, 10am PST
<p>By utilizing virtual reality software, students at UC Berkeley are recreating a historic stretch of Oakland, California's 7th Street, a historic hotbed of jazz and blues clubs during the 1940s and '50s.</p>