A Parallel Universe

Steins, Chris
January 2007
Planning;Jan2007, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the significance of planning in virtual world to the real world planning. The discussion focuses on the virtual reality game called "Second Life." Planning in the Second Life includes land use, real estate development, and building designs. Ron Blechner of Infinite Vision Media, who is a virtual game player states that virtual world planning helps to improve planning real world planning. The author states that the market in the Second Life shows that well-planned communities have greater economic value than those are not.


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