Discussing architecture in SL (part 1 of 2): how it relates to the atomic world

Second Sighting

Sergio Botha's Lyon House: a waterfall incorporated to the project Sergio Botha’s Lyon House: a waterfall incorporated to the project

As a consequence of a photo contest that I have recently won (yes, I am proud of it!*), I have got to better know Cain Maven, architect and house builder in Second Life, and engaged with him in a discussion on how the community of bloggers have been writing about architecture in SL. Mostly, I would say, we can now see blogs that focus on consuming, on buying and decorating, like some sessions in magazines that list items that “would be perfect in your home”. In contrast, the sources for a more substantial reflection on architecture in SL seem to have been shrinking or fully disappearing.

Botha's Lyon house: straight lines rule Botha’s Lyon house from above: straight lines rule

I don’t think one has to be a specialist in order to discuss architecture in SL. What I have in mind is a reflection on how…

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