Someday soon, virtual reality could let you get in the game… in your living room

Design, National, Technology
Thursday, February 4, 2016
(Courtesy Microsoft)

(Courtesy Microsoft)

This year’s 50th Super Bowl could be extra special to those who can somehow get their hands on Microsoft’s HoloLens. Though not yet available to the public, the tech giant has unveiled an NFL-based concept that would bring the players and the stadium into your living and even onto your coffee table.

The future after the click.

This Boston architecture firm believes virtual reality could create a revolution in architectural rendering and model making

Architecture, International, Technology
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
User wearing the Oculus goggles. (Courtesy Global Panorama / Flickr

User wearing the Oculus goggles. (Courtesy Global Panorama / Flickr)

Showing off buildings may be a task that is no longer constrained to simple two dimensional paper or the slick rendering. Virtual Reality is quickly approaching mainstream and architecture firm Tsoi/Kobus & Associates is already taking advantage of the emerging technology.

More after the jump.

Winners of the 2013 eVolo Skyscraper Competition Announced

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Polar Umbrella won first prize in the eVolo Skyscraper Competition. (Courtesy eVolo)

Polar Umbrella won first prize in the eVolo Skyscraper Competition. (Courtesy eVolo)

The winners of eVolo magazine’s 7th Skyscraper Competition have been announced!  This year the publication, which has hosted the prestigious competition since 2006, received 625 submissions from 83 different countries, but only 3 of the most thought-provoking projects were selected as the winners. From floating (on-water and in-midair) skyscrapers to morphing structures, each of these futuristic designs not only resembles something out of a sci-fi film, but more importantly, radically defies our understanding of vertical architecture, creatively explores new technologies, and proposes solutions for a more sustainable urban future.

See the winners after the jump.

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