Workshop on "Build Your Dream House in Virtual World"

Date: February 15 and 22 (Wednesday), 2023

Time: 3:00 – 5:30 pm

Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing One, HKU

Have you ever thought of designing your own building in metaverse? Did you encounter any difficulties with the 3D modelling software like Blender and Unity? Would you like to import your 3D models to virtual platforms and to view them with AR/VR? Innovation Academy is excited to organize a workshop on “Build Your Dream House in Virtual World”.

In this 2-afternoon workshop, you will be guided to build your dream house and import it into the virtual Innovation Wing. You will learn the basics of architectural modelling with Blender and Unity, and interface it with Unity VR plugin. Basic Unity programming would also be introduced along the way.

Date: February 15 and 22, 2023 (Wednesday)

Time: 3:00 – 5:30 pm

Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing One, HKU

Eligibility: All HKU undergraduate students are welcome to join.

Quota: A limited quota of 20 will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. No prior knowledge is required.

Tentative rundown:

Day 1 (Feb 15) – Basic modelling and texturing with Blender

Tasks Duration
Learning basic modelling on Blender and building a model
1.25 hours
Learning basic texturing and mapping on Blender and adding details and textures to your existing model
1 hour
0.25 hour

Day 2 (Feb 22) – Basic development and interaction with Unity

Tasks Duration
Learning basic VR game development skills with Unity
0.75 hour
Building and interacting the model with VR
1.5 hours
Workshop wrap up
0.25 hour