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Sunday, January 20, 2008 - 12:00 AM
Wikitecture [wiki+architecture] "...a diverse spectrum of individuals interested in exploring the potential of applying an Open Source paradigm to the design and production of both real and virtual architecture and urban planning... conducting ‘Wikitecture’ experiments to work out the exact procedures and protocols necessary to harness a group’s collective intelligence in designing architecture... in much the same way Wikipedia enables a loose, self-organizing network of contributors to collaborate on content creation, the Studio Wikitecture group has been using these experiments to work out the manner by which a group of geographical disperse individuals can come together to share ideas, edit the contributions of others, and to vote on the success or failure of proposed design iterations..."
"OAN Nepal Challenge" via Flickr (updated March 4, 2008)
"Wikitecture Progress Machinima" (video update February 10, 2008)
the Open Architecture Challenge 3D Wiki interface, architectural collaboration,
Building Information Model (BIM) technology. Music by DJ BLUE, via ccMixter.
"Improving Architecture and City Planning by Harnessing the Ideas behind...
Mass Collaboration, Social Networking, Wikis, Folksonomies, Open Source,
Prosumers, Networked Intelligence, Crowd Sourcing, Crowd Wisdom,
Smart Mobs, Peer Production, Lightweight Collaboration, Emergent Intelligence,
Social Production, Self-Organized Communities... and the like."
"Dreaming of Wikitecture," human collaboration in virtual spaces.
Via Stanford Humanties Lab's Metaverse U Conference
at Stanford University in February 2008.