N.B. This is an expanded post relating to the construction of UWA’s virtual Winthrop Hall interior, originally announced on the UWA in SL blog and incorporating information provided by JayJay Zifanwe (Jegathesan).
Many of the Univeristy of Western Australia’s “100 treasures” designated by the Centenary celebration committee, are reproduced in beautiful detail on the UWA virtual campus in Second Life. In fact, UWA’s presence in Second Life is itself listed as one of the treasures. As many are aware, these treasures are to form the core of the L$725,000 MachinimUWA V challenge with the theme “Seek Wisdom.”
In perusing the objects in the 100 treasures book, one thing that struck me was the number of them that are in, near, or part of the iconic Winthrop Hall (including, of course, the building itself as a whole). The beautiful and meticulous rendition of the façade and entryway in Second Life (created by Dr Chris Thorne & . . . → Read More: UWA’S Treasure Chest