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    Architect Hani Rashid Builds a Fantasia of Art and Architecture in the Metaverse

    COURTESY DMINTI METAVERSE AND JOSEPHINE MECKSEPER December 16, 2022 Architect Hani Rashid Builds a Fantasia of Art and Architecture in the Metaverse Called Dminti Metaverse, the platform displays digital work by blue-chip artists in an otherworldly setting with the aim of attracting new, more diverse audiences. By: Sam Lubell For all the art lovers …

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    SCHOOLED: The Metaverse Explained for Everyone

    March 28, 2022 SCHOOLED: The Metaverse Explained for Everyone In a flip-flop of normal learning curves, the younger you are, the easier it is to understand and use the metaverse. By: Kelly Beamon Looking for a basic definition of the metaverse? It is any three-dimensional digital space in which people can interact with …

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     The Road to the Metaverse

    February 28, 2022 The Road to the Metaverse Metropolis' January/February issue explores the metaverse, diving into the future of design as the edges between virtual and physical worlds continue to blur. By: Avinash Rajagopal I recently saw an influencer on TikTok have a complete meltdown because she’d realized that many of her fellow …

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    Architect Pallavi Dean Discusses Buying Land in the Metaverse

    Concept rendering of Roar Meta Space. COURTESY ROAR February 14, 2022 Architect Pallavi Dean Discusses Buying Land in the Metaverse Having acquired two plots in Decentraland, the Dubai-based architect and Roar Studios founder is envisioning the future of virtual architecture and development. By: Osman Can Yerebakan In recent years, Pallavi Dean, founder and creative …

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    A Manifesto for the Metaverse

    February 14, 2022 A Manifesto for the Metaverse Lara Lesmes and Fredrik Hellberg, who founded Space Popular, the firm behind virtual artworks, experiences, and exhibitions—as well as this month’s cover—present: “8 Propositions for a Civic Portal Infrastructure for the Virtual Environment.” By: Lara Lesmes and Fredrik Hellberg 1 CONSISTENT, STABLE, RELIABLE, DEPENDABLE …

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    Exploring the Potential of Interiors and Design Objects in the Metaverse

    February 9, 2022 Exploring the Potential of Interiors and Design Objects in the Metaverse In the metaverse, design is limitless, giving anyone the power to step into the role of designer and craft spaces and objects that best express who they are. By: Jaxson Leilah Stone If there is one narrative that has been consistently …

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    Will the Metaverse be Accessible?

    February 2, 2022 Will the Metaverse be Accessible? Virtual and augmented reality experiences have the power to make a more accessible world or to lock people with out. Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips says what actually happens is up to us. By: Kaitlin Ugolik Phillips Despite the media hype describing the metaverse as a place, the truth …

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    The
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    Metaverse

    … How Will the Metaverse Be Designed?Is the Metaverse an Empty Promise?Will the Metaverse be Accessible?Exploring the Potential of Interiors and Design Objects in the MetaverseA Manifesto for the MetaverseArchitect Pallavi Dean Discusses Buying Land in the MetaverseAn Online World That Doesn’t Destroy the Real One  The Rising Stars of the Metaverse

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    Is the Metaverse an Empty Promise?

    January 26, 2022 Is the Metaverse an Empty Promise? Tech titans say the metaverse will open up new dimensions of human connection and creativity, but the reality is much bleaker as platforms exploit and monetize more and more of users' lives and data. By: Claire L. Evans The scene is supervillain chic: a sterile midcentury …

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    How Will the Metaverse Be Designed?

    … onto surfaces, no scuffs on the floor or coats draped over chairs. The trade-off is that employees can access this office from anywhere, so long as they have an internet connection. “No one’s building the metaverse. Whatever the metaverse is going to be will be the amalgamation of all of these things into