Archinect - News 2014-08-29T12:15:29-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/56082798/ikea-s-new-catalogs-less-pine-more-pixels IKEA's New Catalogs: Less Pine, More Pixels Archinect 2012-08-27T12:14:00-04:00 >2012-08-27T12:36:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e4/e46bac685fa6dfd4d826e0ad1c492acc.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"It's a clever way to save money," Anneli Sjogren, head of photography at IKEA, said during a recent interview at the company's sprawling photo studio in this sleepy southern town. "We don't have to throw away kitchens in the Dumpster after the photo shoot." Instead, sets for entire rooms&mdash;spanning kitchens to bathrooms to porches&mdash;can be mocked up and created on a computer screen without the help of a single camera.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/42324187/michigan-s-delayed-broad-museum-gets-a-second-life-with-a-bizarre-zaha-hadid-inspired-virtual-world Michigan's Delayed Broad Museum Gets a Second Life With a Bizarre Zaha Hadid-Inspired Virtual World Archinect 2012-03-22T14:22:00-04:00 >2012-03-22T14:22:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7e/7e047c422ba46f66f00f25e7274cff83.jpg" width="514" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The opening of the sprawling Zaha Hadid-designed Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, which will soon exhibit slices of L.A.-based billionaire Eli Broad&rsquo;s extensive art collection, has been postponed from this spring to the fall for reasons only vaguely stated. But never fear; for those of you chomping at the bit to see it, or who are in a particularly remote part of the world in relation to East Lansing, Michigan, MSU has just opened the Virtual Broad Art Museum.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/4395299/art-of-data-spatialization Art of Data Spatialization archikvetch 2011-04-27T18:52:43-04:00 >2011-04-27T19:03:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/np/np3jc9e185htekng.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> CRCA Exchange #8 - The Art of Data Spatialization Featuring CRCA/Calit2 researchers Todd Margolis, Joachim Gossmann, and Rick Snow<br> Friday April 29, 5pm - 7pm<br> CRCA Spatialization Lab<br> Room 1604. Atkinson Hall<br> UCSD Voigt Drive, La Jolla</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Presentations are followed by refreshments and are open to the public.</p> <p> The CRCA Exchange series is supported by The Center for Research in Computing and the Arts, in conjunction with Calit2 and the UCSD 50th Anniversary.</p> <p> For more information on the CRCA Exchange series, please visit <a href="http://crca.ucsd.edu/exchange/Participants" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this<br> link</a>.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Atlas in Silico</strong><br> Todd Margolis (CRCA Technical Director) will co-present the virtual reality installation ATLAS in Silico. Margolis will describe how the project fuses art and emerging technologies with pioneering science. The immersive and interactive installation is the product of years of research collaborations spanning the visual arts, music, computer science and metagenomics and has been shown to over 100,000 people in galleries, museu...</p>