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Serjeant Award for Excellence in Drawing

Ascaya City Hall: Constructing a virtual civic image

Part 1 Project 2017
Gabriel Beard
Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL) | UK
The Ascaya City Hall provides a civic centre for a gated community just outside Las Vegas. Responding to the history of exaggerated neoclassical architecture used in American municipal buildings, virtual reality technology is used to propose a new way of experiencing civic architecture.

Informed by research of movement techniques in VR and a comparison between historical murals and contemporary virtual space, visitors experience an architecture where space and image merge.

Gabriel Beard

Luke Pearson
Ana Monrabal-Cook
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