Artist: Bluebird's Castle

Graphisoft's fifth-annual contest to promote innovation in virtual building featured work based on cultural themes ranging from Edgar Allen Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher" to Marcel Carne's "Hotel due Nord" to Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven." The images below, featuring both student and professional winners, were created with Graphisoft's ArchiCAD software and its VR feature. For more images, see page 48 of the January 1999 issue of Computer Graphics World. CGW.