I guess by now most of my readers, if not all, have already checked the new Linden Homes available to premium members and exhibited since February 28 at a special region adjacent to the main American Cancer Society island in Second Life. Still, here’s my two cents about them. The Log Homes, which constitute the […]Read More Linden Homes have become more spacious
As the most recent Linden Homes arrived on April 15 in Bellisseria, a continent created as a “bridge” between Sansara and Jeogeot, there was a rush for the brand new houseboats with their respective moorings. Soon, they became unavailable (though Linden Lab is promising new units of them sooner than later), and I read someone […]Read More The homes that nobody wants (and which are all taken)
For the second part of my retrospective of interesting buildings found in Second Life in 2018 (part 1 can be seen here), I will go from a Victorian house to some futuristic designs and include a couple skyboxes. As I underlined before, I don’t intend to write the ultimate article about the virtual architectural production […]Read More From a Victorian house to futuristic projects: 2018’s architecture in SL, part 2
As 2018 ends and 2019 begins, it’s time for a retrospective of interesting buildings that I found in Second Life along the year. I don’t intend to cover all the buildings or all the tendencies and I most certainly don’t mean to think of this post as the ultimate article on the virtual architectural production […]Read More In 2018, traditional European-inspired buildings and 20th-century-looking houses in SL
When I first joined Second Life, more than a decade ago, there was a lot of talk about experimenting with architecture in the world created by Linden Lab. Back then, builders used to carry out their projects by using the old system of prims available in world – and it was more or less expected […]Read More Will we ever be modern (or contemporary) again?
As 2015 comes to an end, I thought it would be interesting to check what different builders and architects in Second Life have brought to us during the year. With that in mind, I visited a number of stores and selected a few buildings that called my attention. This is not an extensive review of […]Read More 2015: from Modernist architecture to spooky buildings
“Architects spend an entire life with this unreasonable idea that you can fight against gravity.” Renzo Piano Back from my vacations, I recently had to build a new house for myself – my first mesh one – and started thinking of the ways architecture has been following in Second Life. Not that I’m a creative […]Read More When architecture beats gravity