Category What’s real

In Step with Changing Times

How virtual and augmented realities are impacting on the architectural sector

To create something unique, you need to show your client that you are also indispensable. Architects must, therefore, prepare themselves, so that they still have a role to play in the future. Read more...

EXPLORING THE BORDERLINES THROUGH MIXED REALITY

Experts say: smart glasses will change our perceptions for ever.

In an illuminating discussion, Professor Roland Greule (Dr.-Ing.), from the University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, describes for us the progress that has been made towards a digital future. What advantages are there to be had for architects in particular from the influence of visual reality and how does virtual light help us? Read more...

RETHINKING ARCHITECTURE

Interview with the experts: VR and AR technologies bring a fresh, new and enlightening approach to architectural visualisation.

We invited David Calas, architect, lecturer at the Technical University of Vienna and owner of Studio Calas, to give us an interview. We want to know how he, as an architect, assesses the impact of developments in VR and AR technologies for his Profession. Read more...

Amazon makes virtual reality a possibility for all!

Opportunity or threat as far as the architectural sector is concerned?

A new platform which is being rolled out by online mail-order retailer Amazon, makes virtual and augmented reality available for all, together with a number of 3D applications. Why should this launch matter to architects in your sector? Read more...

Virtual Reality is revolutionising everyday life

New architectural ideas – today!

Numerous best-practice examples, many of which we have already reported on – e.g., Realistic Californian light in a restaurant in Denmark, the Moving furniture using an app for easy room planning and a Projector that replaces numerous objects by projecting them onto a wall – show that modern technologies, such as virtual and augmented reality ... Read more...