view of the Earth by night
Network communications, data streaming, and many other related
technologies brought people all around the world closer to each other.
Public phones can be considered as one of the ancient urban hotspots
that worked as a communication media betwen people all around the world.
With the high commercialization of cell phones, and the internet being available to all,
public phones became quite useless, exept for us being used to visually refer to them in our urban and
New Technologies allow us to virtually be everywhere, exept that it happens most of the time while sitting in front
of a computer screen.
Project X is a proposal for new urban hotspots, replacing the older streets' public phone booths,
and scattered all around the world.
People all over the globe can interact with each other while viewing and listening
to their correspondant's environment
View (final scheme to come)
is a public booth allowing its users to virtually travel and meet people
around the globe via satellite data transmissions.
The User steps in a metallic spherical space, where all there is to see
is the space,a data screen, and a seat.
You start by choosing the location you'd like to visit, connect, and if
you're lucky you might meet a different user at the location specified.
The environment you selected is projected in a three dimensional visual
and auditive way into the spherical space (rf.
La Geode), via an intensive system of cameras mounted on your server's
The screen is an interface allowing you to enter data location and communicate
with the person present in your server's booth.