Archinect - News 2017-03-28T23:36:56-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149987470/take-a-virtual-reality-tour-of-different-planes-of-the-digital-and-physical-universe Take a virtual reality tour of "different planes of the digital and physical universe" Julia Ingalls 2017-01-20T10:40:00-05:00 >2017-01-20T13:02:09-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/o0/o0k5z7resdr7fvnw.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>You don't need a blacklight for this one: Morphogenesis, a full-length virtual reality experience that transports the viewer through elaborate, thrill-inducing shapes, will definitely take you out of this world, at least for a few minutes. The geometrically derived immersive spaces it generates come with their own audio soundtrack, adding a certain eerie/cool dimension all its own. Check out the trailer for this creation from two San Francisco-based Fulbright Scholars:</p> 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/650x/e4/e46bac685fa6dfd4d826e0ad1c492acc.jpg" width="553" height="369" 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/54120217/frank-gehry-tech-entrepreneur-the-starchitect-s-r-d-firm-debuts-cloud-based-design-software-gteam Frank Gehry, Tech Entrepreneur: The Starchitect's R&D Firm Debuts Cloud-Based Design Software GTeam Archinect 2012-07-24T20:45:00-04:00 >2012-07-24T21:31:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/59/599df9a997a7310f6c43e7da01a5841e.jpg" width="613" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Gehry Technologies (GT), a company founded in 2002 by Gehry Partners&rsquo;s research and development team, has announced a free preview period for their latest off-the-shelf product GTeam. The new cloud-based software described by Gehry as &ldquo;Google Docs for 3D models&rdquo; automatically translates files from AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, Google SketchUp, and other professional modeling software into a common format, which can then be easily accessed and shared online.</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/39581395/wim-wenders-turns-his-hand-to-architecture Wim Wenders Turns His Hand To Architecture Archinect 2012-02-27T19:30:00-05:00 >2012-07-08T11:21:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0f/0f8dc1962d44b0e732eaac09b79ff74d.jpg" width="266" height="329" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Wenders revealed his ambition to make a 3-D documentary about architecture. "I have actually already started a long-term project in 3D. It will take several years to do a film about architecture, and I have a lot of architect friends. I realised through Pina that architecture is something that could have a real affinity to film."</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>