Track: Content Based and Informal Presentations

Title Best Practices in Virtual Architecture for Education-Related Projects
Author(s): Jon Brouchoud
Date Friday, March 18 16:00
Location: West Departure 2
Abstract This presentation will cover best practices in virtual architecture for education-related projects and will be presented within the soon-to-be-launched 'Architecture 101' installation on Architecture Island; an interactive, self guided educational project that teaches visitors about architectural fundamentals, design processes, strategies and best practices for creating effective virtual world projects. The installation also includes several case studies of education-related projects, and offers specific tips, tricks and techniques drawn from over 5 years of experience designing virtual environments.
Bio(s): Jon Brouchoud: As a freelance design consultant, Jon Brouchoud has created a variety of award winning designs, 3D experiences and serious game applications in Unity3D, Second Life and OpenSim.Jon holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture from the School of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and draws from his architectural background to create design concepts for a wide range of client types – including education, healthcare, government, advertising, and private enterprise

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