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Review of Fallingwater Replica in Second Life

Thanks to Lotja Loon for sending her review of the replication of Fallingwater, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Edgar J. Kaufmann Sr. by Ethos Erlanger and his and his partners Lox Salomon and Ty Jaehun.

Screenshot by Derek Hotger, http://derekhotger.blogg.com/

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A Presentation on Anton Gaudí, Thursday, 07-17-2008, 22.00 h european time
July 17, 2008, 12:19 pm
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This just in from Lotja Loon:

Thursday, 07-17-2008, 22.00 h european time, Campus Seccondlearning, Indire
http://slurl.com/secondlife/INDIRE/94/114/23

Antoni Gaudí – there are no straight lines in nature
Antoni Gaudí (1852 – 1926), most outstanding representative of “Modernisme Catalá” and his idea of nature as a replica of living environment for humans will be presented and the question of why a Catalan architect came up with such radically different ideas of his contemporary collegues.

A presentation by Lotja Loon, RL-Social Scientist and Historian, for more information about her, see her blog: http://lotja-loon.blogspot.com/

The presentation is the 4th of a series of 5 lectures and will be followed by
—> Friedensreich Hundertwasser – “Of shit make gold” (O-tone Hundertwasser)

The lectures are in english and italian (simultaneous, chat), will last app. 1 hour and will offer possibilities for questions at the end.



Thank You Readers! A Week of Community-Submitted Resources! The Week in Review

We had an outstanding range of community-submitted resources this week!  Thanks so much for sharing the inside scoop on these projects, and keep it up!

It all started with Lotja Loon telling us about ‘Architecture and Design Classes: Bauhaus, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Hundertwasser

Then we had a tour of the excellent TowerVision project, followed by my enthusiastic review, “Raising the Bar for Architectural Visualization in Second Life

Theory Shaw forwarded a jira issue related to 3D Model Interoperability, and the group responded!  There is still time to cast your vote!  See 3D Model Interoperability in Second Life”

Then Bennet Dynamo shared an invitation to the Lucien Herve exhibit opening held over the weekend.  It is a great exhibit, and worth checking out, see “Lucien Hervé Exhibit Opening July 12, 1pm PDT

Hidenori Watanave submitted information about Atelier Ten Architects and their new project in Second Life, read more here: “Atelier Ten Architects, “Real” Architects that are now “Virtual” Architects in Second Life

Finally, Martin Purnell informed me of an upcoming Grand Opening of the Future Green Chatham project in Chicago, Illionois which has been replicated in Second Life, Virtual Model of the Future Green Chatham Home, Grand Opening July 18-20, 2008



Architecture and Design Classes: Bauhaus, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Hundertwasser

Real life Social Scientist and Historian Lotja Loon continues this excellent thread of presentations with the upcoming ‘Frank Lloyd – What on earth is “organic architecture”? ‘ lecture.

Check out Lotja’s blog for more information, and read the invite for the next presentation below:

http://lotja-loon.blogspot.com/

From Lotja Loon:

INVITATION
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Thursday, 07-10-2008, 22.00 h GMZ, Campus Seccondlearning, Indire
http://slurl.com/secondlife/INDIRE/94/114/23

Frank Lloyd – What on earth is “organic architecture”?
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867 – 1959), American architect, worked with the aim of creating a high degree of integration of its buildings in the countryside. His ideas of housing and environment will be presented.

A presentation by Lotja Loon, RL-Social Scientist and Historian, for more information about her, see her blog: http://lotja-loon.blogspot.com/

The presentation is the 3rd of a series of 5 lectures and will be followed by
—> Antoni Gaudí – There are no straight lines in nature
—> Friedensreich Hundertwasser – “Of shit make gold” (O-tone Hundertwasser)

The lectures are in english and italian (simultaneous, chat), will last app. 1 hour and will offer possibilities for questions at the end.
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