The 3D walkthrough is this:
This led to a very interesting discussion regarding reality and virtual reality, and how massive multiplayer online gaming – believe it or not – could help save the world?
Start with this encouraging viewpoint from TED – that gaming can save the world – which for me was an eye-opener:
So the short story is, there are people making an honest effort to make gaming useful to society. In particular, one of our new collaborators, Isaiah Saxon, has proposed a new social media “real-world gaming” platform dedicated to the DIY movement, and is working on a major, mainstream movie, DIY in 3D: Make Your Own America. These are exciting times of convergence.
Back to the CEB house. The current concept is still a design concept like in the above visualization:
- Double CEB walls, with 1-2 feet of hammer-milled straw for insulation
- CEB floors
- CEB stove – though we’d need help on this to get it done right
- CEB rainwater catchment cistern – or at least a small prototype
- Wood trusses for the roof as shown here