NonA Weekly: THE META-WHAT?!👽
Dear readers and friends,
Let’s admit it: we’re all intrigued about the metaverse and the possibilities that it holds.
Metaverse is a virtual world that combines augmented reality, virtual reality, 3D holographic avatars, video, and other ways of communication in an online environment. Users in the metaverse interact with one another by utilizing avatars and virtual reality technologies to “live” in a digital domain. By adopting unique digitalized avatars, this technology allows people to live parallel lives.
Have you considered how various components of the metaverse pervade the fields of architecture and design?
1. THESE ARCHITECTS ARE BUILDING THE METAVERSE 📐
The race is on to build the Metaverse, and big names like Zaha Hadid Architects and Manchester City are already involved 🏗️. Tomorrow’s Build, a youtube channel on the future of construction, explains it in a VIDEO.
2. ARCHITECTURE FIRM TO BUILD A VIRTUAL CITY IN THE METAVERSE 🏙️
Since Facebook changed its name to Meta, millions of people began wondering, “what is the metaverse?” Now, one of the world’s most famous architecture firms is responding in a big way 🔥. The city, which will feature Zaha Hadid Architect’s signature style in the form of a city hall, collaborative working spaces, and even galleries selling NFTs, is entirely based on the creatives’ unstoppable IMAGINATION ✨.
3. BUILD YOUR OWN METAVERSE – AND SHARE IT! 👷
In the multitude of metaverses that exist there are infinite possibilities for inclusivity and CREATIVITY 🎨. Inviting us to craft our own digital universes, Minecraft’s game director Agnes Larsson shares in her TEDTalk how the experience of building and sharing metaverses can foster dialogue, friendship, and trust 👫 – pointing to the meaningful impact virtual worlds can have on the real world.
4. 10 INTERESTING AND GRIPPING FACTS ABOUT METAVERSE 📈
Here are a few exciting FACTS about the metaverse that will fuel your curiosity about this future technology. Metaverse is the next iteration of Internet connectivity that big tech finds worth investing in. While Microsoft, Facebook and Nvidia race to create their digital worlds and populate them with avatars, the public keeps fantasising about new virtual opportunities. 🤓
5. SEVEN FACTS TO UNDERSTAND THE NEW INTERNET EXPERIENCE 🌐
Many have difficulty understanding – or even imagining – how the metaverse works, since it does not exist yet. However, its arrival promises to promote new types of human connections and inaugurate different forms of work 💼, leisure🍸, and even travel✈️. With this in mind, Techidence has put together a list of seven FACTS that will help you better understand the new reality of the Internet.
6. THE OTHERWORLDLY ARCHITECTURE OF THE METAVERSE 🏛️
With the metaverse land grab in full swing, one has to wonder what foundations and fixtures its ARCHITECTS will bring. Metaverse architecture 👷 is an emerging art form.
7. IMPORTANT ROLE OF ARCHITECTURE IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS ✍️
The global economy is shifting dramatically from the real to the DIGITAL, and the integration of the two has increased dramatically since the worldwide pandemic. Several physical retail establishments have shuttered their doors, while fashion houses such as Balenciaga have chosen to present their latest collection 👗 in a video game. Commercial real estate owners are straining as tenants leave or downsize their workplaces, while video conferencing providers such as Zoom have soared in popularity as the virus spreads.
Stay creative and see you all next week! 👋