Second Sighting

In the first part of this discussion on architecture in Second Life, inspired by my conversations with Cain Maven, from Maven Homes and Quantum Luxury Homes, I tried to examine the relationship that the design of virtual buildings has with the atomic world. The references that I have mentioned, nonetheless, were all to a certain kind of RL architecture: the one that flourishes in the US mainstream (even if inspired in some European traditions, such as the English, French or German ones). Mea culpa: I’m not even American, but I realize that the United States is the main reference for the majority of the SL community. Still, if one looks around, there are a number of examples of other cultural backgrounds in the community.

Marrakesh Riad by Barnesworth Anubis: a Moroccan riad with rooms around a garden or patio Marrakesh Riad by Barnesworth Anubis: a Moroccan riad with rooms around a garden or patio

I think that one of the most exciting characteristics…

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