Re: [PanoToolsNG] Computer generated panos
- Fabio Bustamante wrote:
> Hello everybody,I like the concept of user changeable architecture.
> While digging into old things (specially old backup cds) I found
> something I would like to share with you - some computer generated pano
> I made at university. Here's the link:
After all of your work why did you drop everything and pick up a
camera? Did it make your Dad flip out (after sending you through
architect school)? =8^)
> For those interested, some background:Pat Swovelin
> Before I became a photographer I graduated as an architect. That was 3-4
> years ago. At the time I was a panorama toddler (I think I was still
> considering buying a fisheye) but my 'knowledge' was enough for me to
> create some virtual panos. These are virutal panos of my 'Final
> Graduation Project', i.e. the project that is the final test for the
> architecture student.
> At the time I decided to create a residential apartment with a different
> desing, as a critic to the unbelievably monotonous and designless
> brazilian apartment buildings that keep popping nonstop in our cities.
> The apartment consists basically of 6 similar sized spaces - one being
> the kitchen, the rest being 'wildcard' ambients that could be used as
> bedrooms, library, office, TV room, etc. Five huge folding wooden doors
> could be opened and closed to isolate each ambient thus creating radical
> - and everyday - changes in the apartment. The kitchen in the heart of
> the apartment relates to the brazilian strong habit of spending a lot of
> time at the kitchen, even with friends and guests.
> I also included 2 images of the facade of the building. For the project
> I created a precast facade system composed of 4 different pieces that
> were intended to produce an apparent randomness. These concrete pieces
> would also define an unique wardrobes layout for each apartment.
> The panos were created with 3d Studio by rendering the 6 faces of a cube
> for each scene. Each face has 900x900 pixels and still it used to take
> more than an hour to render each pano in my old Pentium III 500.
> Hope you enjoy it!
> All the best,
Cool Guy @ Large