The shoes could take VR immersion to new levels.
The concept will be presented in Orlando at the IAAPA Attractions Expo.
The program began its first year with the fall 2018 semester.
HOK employed virtual reality for the modernization and expansion design of the domestic passenger terminal (above) at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Given the dizzying speed in which the technology has caught on, it’s worth taking a moment to loo...read more
In her talk at Accelerate Live! 2018, micro-buildings design expert Aeron Hodges, AIA, Senior Designer/Manager Stantec Architecture, explored the key drivers of the micro-buildings movement, and how the trend is spreading into a wide variety of building typologies. Photo: BD+C
BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...read more
Neither training nor modification of the physical environment are required to use the system....
Telemedicine is a broad term that covers many aspects and mediums of care, but primarily it refer...read more
Woods Bagot has set up a space in its New York office where clients can view early stages of design ideas in virtual reality. The firm has been using customizable VR apps for about a year. Image: Woods Bagot
The architectural firm is finding that some clients respond quicker to proposals as a result....
There’s no question that, as opposed to a top-down process, an open process is best for an office...read more
Can studying humans at a behavioral level produce better buildings? Cognitive architecture expert...read more
Unlike other technologies we have seen, augmented and virtual reality are looking to have staying...read more
Images courtesy HMC
Being fully immersed into a space allows both architects and non-architects to understand and exp...read more
Photo: Proving Ground
Professional bias can take the form of change-resistant thinking that can keep transformational o...read more
Screen shot from a VR walkthrough of the SMMA-designed Somerville (Mass.) High School.
Two recent client VR sessions yielded a number of lessons learned for the design team, particular...read more
The Hub on Causeway. Rendering courtesy of Gensler
Consumers expect more from retailers and brands than ever before.
Rendering courtesy SGA
287 Park Avenue South is a nine-story Classical Revival building previously known as the United C...read more
Old School vs New School, Screenshots from ProspectVR
Viewing a building design in virtual reality (VR) allows contributors to better relate to the exp...read more
Collaboration is a hallmark of mixed reality. Through the use of software such as Trimble’s SketchUp Viewer for HoloLens, MR allows multiple designers to view and work on the same digital model, highlight or enlarge areas of importance, and collaborate in the same room or from across the country. Architects and contractors no longer need to rely on static, 2D drawings. They can now visualize design data within the real environment. Courtesy Trimble.
Are virtual reality and mixed reality two technologies vying for the same space in the AEC indust...read more
What once was done with pen and paper (and for the last two decades with screens, keyboards, and...read more
Ancient Jerusalem project. Rendering courtesy of Lithodomos VR.
An Australian archeological startup is bringing the ancient world to a VR headset near you.
Designers with HMC Architects conduct a virtual walkthrough of a campus project using a VR headset and controllers. Courtesy HMC Architects
From business development to concept design to virtual meetings, VR has become ensconced in archi...read more
Photo courtesy of the University of Waterloo
Measuring how the human mind responds to buildings could improve design.
In a world with many plays on ‘-reality’ what do they all mean and how best can they be deployed?...
IrisVR's Scope product allows users to share 360-degree panoramas with a mobile phone and Google Cardboard or Gear VR. Image: Courtesy IrisVR
IrisVR offers two new products to simplify and enhance the application of virtual reality for des...read more
This image is an example of a virtual-reality rendering that Stantec has used. Its distortion is the product of it not being viewed through a VR application. Image: Stantec
The firm moves into its second stage of testing this technology as a real-time design tool....
A rendering of Seaport San Diego, a redevelopment of a 70-acre waterfront property. A 480-foot-tall observation tower would be one of this district's main attractions. Image: Seaport San Diego
Its developers envision a thriving business, education, and entertainment district, highlighted b...read more
Photo Courtesy of RotoVR.com
Roto VR looks to create the most immersive VR experience available by incorporating things like m...read more
Lexus RX 450h self-driving car. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Despite popular belief, the country is not in a great age of technological and digital innovation...read more