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Voxopolis: 3D City via Conway’s Game of Life

By February 2, 2010 One Comment

Build a 3D city using the rules from Conway’s Game of Life and you’ve got our attention. The movie below details such a 3D city engine based developed in Processing by Jeannette Kuo, Dino Rossi and Dominik Zausinger:

The team seem to come from the The Master of Advanced Studies in CAAD at ETH in Zurich – a one-year postgraduate program with a focus on computer-based architectural design and its automated production. The program examines the use of current information technologies as an augmentation of concepts of architecture.

Very neat…


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

One Comment

  • Dino says:

    i’m pretty sure you were the first person to pick this video up and i thought you might be interested to see where the discussion has lead and maybe participate…

    check out the recent Beyond the Beyond post:
    “The Authors of Voxopolis speak”