Monday, August 22, 2011

2013 APPLICATION: The Kansas To Cairo Project Part #2

Stech: The Kansas To Cairo Project Part #2
Architecture, Urban design

Watch on YouTube

More on this project:
Documentary Captures the Potential of Architectural Education and Collaboration in a Virtual Environment
Students from Cairo and Los Angeles used the virtual world of Second Life to design a 70 acre site situated between the Grand Egyptian Museum and the Pyramids of Giza.

And yes: they had never met in the physical world. They used only their avatars to communicate, collaborate and successfully complete the difficult task of creating sustainable urban design solutions while overcoming cultural boundaries.
The Kansas To Cairo Project Part #1
This video was an August selection for Month of Machinima, Linden Endowment for the Arts
The above link will also tell you how to submit your own video for a future month
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