Hidenori Watanave (Associate professor of Tokyo Metropolitan University) and student team are developing 3D image database of Oscar Niemeyer on Second Life. This is an official art project of "The 100th anniversary of exchanging between Japan and Brazil".
This project is be developing now. And also, the other archiving project that uses Google Earth is starting.
Hidenori will stay in Brazil between from Aug.1 to 9, and take photographs of Niemeyer's architecture and the city scenery of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. These material will be used for this project. Moreover, Hidenori will make a presentation of this project in FILE - Electronic Language International Festival 2008 (Presentation will held on Aug.5 15:30~).
+ Kanako Hayashi, Kaname Shimizu, Makiko Suzuki, Ryuta Kawahara, Yohei Nakano