MON-B08: Immersive Technology That Supports Design Interventions in Informal Settlements: The Rio Studio
This session will present digital technology as a way of enabling design interventions in informal settlements through virtual reality in a studio focused on an informal settlement in Rio de Janeiro. The efficacy of this technology was tested for students as well as professionals working in remote developing countries.
Technology / CADD / GIS
Health, Safety and Welfare
"1. Gain an understanding of how digital technologies can support design interventions in informal settlements
2. Review the implementation of the virtual reality solutions in the studio and the studio's methodology in order to learn about the great potential of virtual reality as a design tool 3. Learn about the steps required to create a virtual environment and the different technological and methodological solutions available 4. Learn about the rapid increase in the development of informal settlements in developing countries and the role of architects and landscape architects in directing this development toward more sustainable outcomes"
Timothy Baird, ASLA; José P. Duarte; Danielle Oprean; ;
American Society of Landscape Architects
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