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