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Studio630 is the research blog of Kyle Rogler. This blog posts articles of work in architecture, urban design, technology, culture, and programming that currently influence me. Currently stationed at BNIM Architects.
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The Escapist : News : Minecraft Becomes a United Nations Development Tool

Marshall Lemon |, escapistmagazine.com

Mojang and the Unit­ed Nations think Minecraft play­ers could suc­cess­ful­ly redesign urban cen­ters.

As any­one who has played Minecraft is already aware, it isn’t just a game, it’s also an excel­lent design tool. Mojang’s flag­s…

This is big news for gaming! Architecture and urban design, two profession that hold craft and hand-drawing to the highest esteem, very rarely looks at video games for new ways to design. This could be the final push that brings Minecraft up to par with other modeling software like SketchUp.

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    That’s an *amazing* application of a game! Very cool indeed…
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    Damn I hope not.. People who play Minecraft are shit at building anything.
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    autism hits the UN
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