Category What’s real

future of architects: one in three people open themself up to virtual reality

Will this be the year of change for architects too?

According to a study by market research company Appinio, on behalf of nextMedia.Hamburg, one in three Germans is expected to own virtual reality (VR) glasses by next year. This will change not only the German cityscape, but also many areas of life and working sectors, such as the architects’ Profession. Read more...

Architecture: fighting time’s attrition

Through augmented reality architects become immortal!

Wars, environmental catastrophes or modernisations often mean that architecturally valuable buildings are forgotten. Which means, at the same time, that the master achievements of many architects are lost from memory, too. Can digitalisation prevent this and augmented reality (AR) make us into time travellers?  Read more...

Virtual reality – the great opportunity for architects

Interview with Joshua Burkert from the Beyond Matter Studio

We asked Joshua Burkert, founder of the Beyond Matter Studio about the potential of new digital technologies and about the use of VR/AR technologies in architecture and their advantages and disadvantages. Read more...

Expert says: virtual and real world are becoming one!

Virtual reality: our brain doesn’t yet distinguish between the two realities.

Virtual reality and its various manifestations are no longer science fiction – and haven’t been for some time. We wonder, however, how real the virtual world can become and so we invited virtual reality expert, Professor Frank Steinicke, from the University of Hamburg, to an interview with us on the subject. Read more...

The return of the dinosaurs

How virtual is our reality already?

New technologies and innovations are infiltrating the different spheres of life on an almost daily basis. Some innovations creep into our everyday lives. Others are announced with much ado. Today, we look at two developments that make us ask, what is still real nowadays? Read more...

New challenge for architects

Just the one room and that’s it?

As a result of new technologies, is all that we shall need in our homes in tomorrow’s world just the one table? The digitalisation of everyday objects allows us to get away with fewer and fewer material objects. Moreover, the projector, which can display anything and everything, is no longer a thing of the distant ... Read more...