18. The Underwater Spaceship (That’s Amore!)
This time, we’ll take you to one of the most exotic vacation destinations you’ll ever hear about! – Our friend and VIP Member Mark, who is an architect from New Zealand, sent us this very interesting article about a luxurious underwater hotel that is currently being built in Dubai. – Sounds amazing, right? – Just [...]
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An interactive First World War?
What with the newly released (and excellent) Exploring the War Underground simulator that can be found on this website (and if you haven’t tried it yet go and do so now; I’ll wait) I wanted to discuss some of the … Continue reading
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Feature-Based High Level Design Tools - A Classification
The VR-DIS project aims to provide design support in the early design stage using a Virtual Reality environment. The initial brief of the design system is based on an analysis of a design case. The paper describes the process of analysis and extraction of design knowledge and design concepts in terms of Features. It is demonstrated how the analysis has lead to a classification of design concepts. This classification forms one of the main specifications for the VR-based design aid system that is
Author(s): Achten, Henri H. and Van Leeuwen, Jos P.

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Multiple Sketch Users in DDDoolz
This paper presents DDDoolz, a desktop-VR three-dimensional voxel sketchtool. DDDoolz is developed in the Design Systems Group to explore the use of Virtual Reality technology in the early design stage. The aim is to offer a sketch-like environment in VR with an unobtrusive interface. The paper presents DDDoolz, how it is used in education and with partners in architectural practice, and some future developments. As an extension to current functionality, the possibility of multiple users at the
Author(s): Achten, Henri and De Vries, Bauke

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Requirements for Collaborative Design in Architecture
The concept of collaborative design has recently come under renewed attention in the field of computer aided architectural design support. Although collaborative design deals with the same aspects of cooperation by various participants in the design process as previously studiedin, for example, concurrent engineering and multi-disciplinary design, it nevertheless puts a different research emphasis. Collaborative design looks at how the process can be improved in such a way that collaboration ?wo
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TangiCAD: Tangible Interface for Manipulating Architectural 3D Models
This paper presents an interface for interacting with tangible objects to produce and edit architectural 3D models, called TangiCAD. TangiCAD is a tangible/virtual construction kit which allows architects to manipulate virtual models using easy hand control of tangible cubes, as an alternative interface for 3D modeling. It consists of a set of tangible cubes representing architectural elements, such as walls, columns, slabs,?etc., in addition to some editing operations. With more developed versi
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White House monitoring arrest of German accused of spying for US
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the administration is aware of the arrest of a German citizen purportedly working with U.S. intelligence. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, n
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{Suresh 716} Synonyms
{Suresh 716}:पर्यायवाची शब्द– (Pryaayvaachee shabd) Synonyms घर (ghar) house: गृह(gruh), सदन(sadan) , गेह,(geh), भवन (bhawan), धाम (dhaam) , निकेतन (niketan) , निवास(niwaas) आलय (aalay) , आवास ( aawaas) , निलय […]

Elon Commitment conversation: Amy Allocco
In an Aug. 18 conversation moderated by President Leo M. Lambert, six professors and administrators shared insights about progress on the university’s strategic plan as Elon formally opened the 2014-2015 academic year. Lambert ended the dialogue with Associate Professor Amy Allocco, the university’s distinguished emerging scholar of religious studies and the lead faculty-in-residence at the Global Neighborhood.
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New Virtual Reality for Architectural Investigations
Visually decoding and evaluating digital 3D models in proper scale on screen from within 3D modelling software can be quite difficult due to random zoom-factors, Field of View (FOV) and eye height. Motion and interactive bodily grounded examinations are helpful factors that can be enhanced with the use of Virtual Reality (VR). The purpose of this phenomenological study is to address these difficulties of perception of scale by introducing a Virtual Reality Head Mounted Display (HMD) as an explor
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Clashes erupt during West Bank demonstrations
Clashes erupt in the occupied West Bank during demonstrations held against Israel's prolonged military offensive in Gaza. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international new
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Embedding Design Patterns in a Methodology for a Design Science of e-Learning
The discourse of research and practice in e-learning has been dominated by two extremes. On one hand, ethereal abstractions, which provide sound principles but do not lend themselves to implementation. On the other hand, detailed anecdotes which provide fascinating insights but pose a challenge to generalization. The void in between these two extremes calls for representations which capture transferable and modular elements of design knowledge. Design patterns originated as a form for democrati
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Gardening and Landscaping
As the presence of spring grows stronger, many people's thoughts drift towards their yards and gardens. The websites assembled below provide resources for, and information about, different aspects of gardening and landscaping. Although the pop-up ads are a little intense at the first site (1), persistent navigating will pay off because The Gardener's Network website offers a wealth of information about a variety of subjects including extensive sections on Flowers, Vegetables, House plants, Lawn
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Downtown Crown Point, Indiana, 1927
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A quiz about Britain
Questions in this test are drawn from British Citizenship testing. However they form a quiz about Britain which is of general interest.
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Fellowship artist profile: Dana Claxton (Lakota)
Dana Claxton (Lakota)
Video Installation and Photography
Vancouver, British Columbia

Through her art practice, Dana Claxton has critiqued many aspects of government, religion and consumer culture as they affect and disaffect contemporary Aboriginal peoples in Canada and the United Sates. She has produced many single-channel works, video installations and performances in the past decade. Pieced together, these projects form a subversive societal critique using traditional knowledge a

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Lord Richard Rogers: Architecture and the Compact City
Lord Richard Rogers is the 2007 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate, the recipient of the RIBA Gold Medal in 1985 and winner of the 1999 Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Medal. He is also winner of the 2000 Praemium Imperiale Prize for Architecture, the 2006 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement (La Biennale di Venezia) and the 2007 Tau Sigma Delta Gold Medal. Richard Rogers was awarded the Légion d'Honneur in 1986, knighted in 1991 and made a life peer in 1996. In 1995, he was the first ar
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Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XXIX, Summer 2002
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Brownlee Lecture, In Gratitude, 2002 Fall Lecture Series, Call for Papers, Mimesis in Ancient Jewish and Christian Literature Project, Book Reviews
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Your Education Matters: Andrew Petter
SFU's new president Andrew Petter reflects on the university's present and future role in BC Higher Education. For more information, visit: http://www.youreducationmatters.ca/
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