Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947-1951

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Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

John Alejandro Triana
1

, Pablo Figueroa
2

and

José Tiberio Hernández
3

Invitation to Le
Corbusier’s

exhibition.

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/

Department of Systems and Computing Engineering

IMAGINE


Visual computing

research group

1

ja.triana955@uniandes.edu.co

2

pfiguero@uniandes.edu.co

3

jhernand@uniandes.edu.co

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

AGENDA


Context


Le
Corbusier’s

plan


The exhibition


Building the virtual reality experience


Future Work



Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

CONTEXT


Charles
-
Edouard

Jeanneret

(
Chaux
-
des
-
Fonds
, 1886, Paris, 1965)


Image of destruction in
Bogotá, 9 April 1948. [1]

Charles
-
Edouard

Jeanneret

known as Le
Corbuiser

[2]

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

THE PLAN


Elaboration du plan
regulator

de
bogota
,
establissement

du plan
directeur par le
corbuiser


Slide box and book for the director plan for
Bogotá [1].

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

THE EXHIBITION


Le
Corbusier

in Bogotá 1947
-
1951,
the

city
.
(Le
Corbusier

en Bogotá 1947
-
1951, La ciudad).


Le
Corbusier

in Bogotá 1947

1951,
the

plan.

(Le
Corbusier

en Bogotá 1947

1951. El Plan).



“Casa de la
moneda
” (Mint
house museum) [3]

Le
Corbusier`s

work exhibition brochure [1]

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

AIM


Complement the exhibition with a Virtual Reality (VR) setup, in
order to create an interactive and modern installation for the
analysis and enjoyment of Le
Corbusier’s

work.


Allows visitors to navigate and compare Le
Corbusier’s

planned
city and the actual city.

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

Building the virtual reality experience

Models Design


Interaction
Design

Data Sources and

User
Requirements

Evaluation with
experts

Virtual Reality
Experience

VR Application

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

Building the model


Sources:


Images


Plans


Sketches


Descriptive text



Models:


Le
Corbusier’s

proposed city


The current city

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

3D Modeling

The proposed city

(a)

(b)

(c)

(a). Layout [1], (b). Sketch[1], (c). Original
document of the Le
Corbuiser’s

proposal [1].

Le Corbusier reconstructed model

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

The current city

3D Modeling

City

Shape Files

Terrain

Shape Files

Current city model

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

Building the interaction


We considered


Users profile


Experience design



We decided


Fly mode interaction


Virtual environment controlled


The movement is limited by a bounding box


The rotation camera was 30
°

approximately



Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

The application

Current
city model

Proposed
city model

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

The application

DEMO

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

MOUNTING


Passive stereo projection


Projectors, screen projection, circular
polarized filters and glasses.


Interaction device


Furniture


Instructions


Mounting at the museum

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

Future Work


More studies on usability and visualization mechanisms


Improve model reality


Clouds, lighting effects.


Urban Behaviors


Persons


vehicles


Realistic buildings


Textures


Landmarks


Traffic simulator

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

Images references


[1].
O'byrne
, M.,
Gonzáles
, M., Pérez, F., et
all
. 2010.
Le
Corbusier

en Bogotá 1947
-
1951: Tomo 1, Elaboración del plan director de Bogotá. Bogotá, Colombia.
Ediciones
Uniandes
.

[2].
Fondation

Le
Corbusier
, http://www.fondationlecorbusier.fr/corbuweb

[3].
Museos de Arte y otras colecciones
ww.lablaa.org/coleccionnumismatica.htm


Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

Paris, September 24

Project
website
:

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/
IMAGINE:

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co/

Acknowledgments

We would like to express our gratitude to:



The Faculty of Architecture, specially to Maria Cecilia O’Byrne.



Faculty members of IMAGINE, specially to Diana Fernandez and
Juan
Camilo

Ibarra and William Romero.

Le Corbusier in Bogota 1947
-
1951

Designing a VR experience

John Alejandro Triana
1

, Pablo Figueroa
2

and

José Tiberio Hernández
3

Invitation to Le
Corbusier’s

exhibition.

http://www.uniandes.edu.co/lecorbusier/

Department of Systems and Computing
Engieenering

IMAGINE


Visual computing

research group

1

ja.triana955@uniandes.edu.co

2

pfiguero@uniandes.edu.co

3

jhernand@uniandes.edu.co

http://imagine.uniandes.edu.co

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