The Crossing – Recreating Paris from the Designer of City 17

By March 30, 2007 No Comments

City 17, the location of Half Life 2, represents one of the most immersive digital city architectures currently available – see our Architecture of City 17 Movie for more info. The designer of City 17, Viktor Antonov, is now involved in the forthcoming release ‘The Crossing’. The movie below illustrates the first preview of Antonov’s take on the digital city:

In todays digital world architects are the designers of the latest gaming environments. Some may sit in wonder at real world architects and their latest buildings, yet in the real world architects are limited to single landmarks or skysrapers. In the digital domain architects can build cities…The Crossing will be interesting to explore.


Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.