University Park, PA. On Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 10a.m. Penn State’s Department of Architectural Engineering and its Smart Spaces Center for Adaptive Aging in Community celebrated progress made in a coordinated effort to reduce the cost of housing for Pennsylvania’s elderly and disabled residents today and in the future. The celebration took place at […]
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Sonali Kumar created this 3-D model of the Blueroof Cottage using AutoDesk’s Revit virtual reality imaging tool a Unity gaming engine. See Unity’s 3-D website: http://unity3d.com/create-games/?gclid=CPnkpYKZnK0CFVCR7QodWnKPnw. As the authoritative Wikipedia notes: ” A game engine is a system designed for the creation and development of video games. There are many game engines that are designed to […]
Put on your 3-D glasses The following appeared in HME News, the publication for the home medical industry, on July 26, 2011. This year and last, I asked the residents of Addison Court, the low-income apartment for disabled and elderly in State College where I live, to attend a demonstration at the Immersive Construction Lab, described […]
http://www.engr.psu.edu/ae/faculty/messner/ John I. Messner, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Architectural Engineering The Pennsylvania State University 104 Engineering Unit A University Park, PA 16802 United States of America [email protected] Educational Background: 1994 Ph.D., Architectural Engineering, Construction Management Option, The Pennsylvania State University 1991 B.A.E., Architectural Engineering, Construction Management Option, The Pennsylvania State University Construction Industry […]
University Park, PA – On Thursday, September 22, at 9:30 a.m. Penn State’s Department of Architectural Engineering hosted a session entitled “Using Virtual Reality to Construct/Remodel Health Care Facilities & Independent Housing” in the Alumni Suite at the Nittany Lion Inn. [Listen to the entire session at the end of this posting.] The session is part […]
Naturally, I begin with myself. The primary theme of my website is based on a scholarly body of literature known as experienced-based design which for the layperson, such as myself, means that I should have a role in the design of the world I live in. 1. For an attempt at a coherent presentation of […]