By Nicholas Rougeux, posted on May 13, 2008 in Art

Cubescape, the latest experiment by Cameron Adams is a fun and fascinating art project that allows people to create sculptures out of cubes. Considering my own obsession with cubes, I instantly fell in love with it and made a Level 2 Menger Sponge. Not only is it great fun to build with cubes and see what others build, but he turned it into a social experience by tracking popular sculptures with titles, credits, and animations of each being built.

As an added bonus, it's built entirely with HTML/CSS/JavaScript. No Flash that I can find. While this does cause some delays in larger sculptures because each cube is managed via JavaScript, it's still quite an achievement. There are already comments on his post asking for a version for the Wii, iPhone, and new features. It would be great if he found the time to add some of them.

Check out some of the sculptures:

Cubescape sculpture The Man in Cubes by Cameron Adams Cubescape sculpture Little Houses by Thijs Cubescape sculpture Block Sport by jimwhimpey Cubescape sculpture Mengermania by Nicholas Rougeux

Note: if Firefox may warn you about a script taking a long time to load, let it continue—there's a lot of cubes to load!

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