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The reflexive campus: a study of dynamic architecture in a virtual world

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Ayiter, Elif and Balcısoy, Selim and Germen, Murat and Sakçak, Bulut and Özdöl, Fethi Mehmet (2009) The reflexive campus: a study of dynamic architecture in a virtual world. In: International Conference on CyberWorlds, 2009 (CW '09), Bradford, England

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CW.2009.36

Abstract

This paper describes the creative as well as computational processes involved in the creation of a generative, emergent architectural construct destined to become the virtual campus of a real life university on a dedicated island in Second Lifereg. Designed around a core spiral structure the virtual building re-configures itself based upon user demand, adding classrooms, exhibition and meeting areas as well as conference halls and auditoriums, as and when required. Thus, a user-centric, emergent, dynamic construct has been implemented for the creation of a virtual campus, which evolves and changes over time and based upon usage. The ensuing design system also attempts to configure itself based upon the nature of activity undertaken within it: Thus spaces required for survey based learning spread themselves out over the ldquoshallowrdquo horizontal axis, whereas areas of research and deeper levels of inquiry utilize the ldquodeeperrdquo vertical axis in a visual representation of different strategies of learning and levels of epistemological inquiry.

Item Type:Papers in Conference Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords:Virtual architecture; advanced modeling; campus; reflexive architecture; virtual worlds
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:13157
Deposited By:Selim Balcısoy
Deposited On:02 Dec 2009 22:38
Last Modified:24 Jul 2019 10:54

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