We are excited to connect with you in evolving ways. SPACE10 Virtual is our first experiment in creating immersive virtual spaces, so that everyone, no matter where they are in the world, can meet and interact with us, our projects and each other, plus attend talks and events.
SPACE10 isn’t built to last, but to evolve.
As our global community grows, we recognise that many people can’t join us in person at SPACE10 in Copenhagen. So we’re making it easier to meet us for a coffee, tour our HQ, or attend an event from anywhere, online — via Spatial.io.
SPACE10 Virtual is a digital third place. It’s a space where we can host hybrid gatherings, acting as an immersive, digital layer to our in-house events. We can invite you to join us for a meeting there. Plus, our virtual front door is always open — so you can take a tour anytime or host your own meetings in the space.
We hope it will act as a platform for creative thinkers and technologists around the world to meet, interact, explore and share ideas.
While we don’t believe virtual spaces will ever replace the experience of meeting physically, they offer new opportunities to engage with communities beyond borders.
How we made it
SPACE10 Virtual is a high-fidelity replica of SPACE10 HQ in the Meatpacking District of Copenhagen, Denmark — with a few tweaks.
Spacon & X, our spatial design partner for the physical space, made a one-to-one 3D replica of our HQ, including the curtains, vases, water bottles, tables, stage, even the coat rack and pot plants.
Spatial.io’s platform has restrictions on the file size of its virtual environments. So we partnered with M2 Studio to reduce the polygon count of the original 3D model to fit within the platform guidelines. Part of this included increasing the size of the virtual space to 1.5 times our physical HQ, allowing more space to navigate when the number of guests increases.
We added interactive elements within the virtual space, including SPACE10 films to watch and projects to explore.
We also extended the playfulness of the digital space, opting for an exterior view of a lush mountain valley rather than the car park that surrounds our Copenhagen HQ.
How it works
Our SPACE10 Virtual door is always open.
Visitors can explore our books Future Food Today and The Ideal City, and learn about our projects like Bee Home.
When we host events, you’ll be able to interact with people. Or you might come across new friends and collaborators during non-event times too.
Spatial.io is accessible in a web browser, and via mobile and VR.
Customise your avatar in advance so you can spend more time engaging with others during events. And participate as much or as little as you feel comfortable with.
SPACE10 Virtual is our first attempt to create a digital space where people are free to self-express, choose their avatar and decide on the ways in which they wish to interact with one another.
Explore SPACE10 Virtual anytime, and keep an eye on our calendar for upcoming events.