Scalable City creates an urban/suburban/rural environment via a data visualization pipeline. Each step in this pipeline builds upon the previous, amplifying exaggerations, artifacts and the patterns of algorithmic process. The results of this are experiences such as prints, video installations and interactive multi-user games and virtual environments.
Sheldon Brown is the director of the Center for Research in Computing and Arts at the University of California in San Diego, where he teaches visual arts and is the founder of the new media arts area at the California Institute of Information Technologies and Telecommunications. His work in computer games, virtual reality, media art installation and public art is exhibited in several countries.