A 3D representation of Wikipedia. Each Article is represented by a room, each link by a door and corridor to another room.


This small app was developed for demonstrating WebGL in a Computer Graphics course. Back then WebGL was very new and we had to install pre-alpha nightly builds of Firefox, since no Browser supported it.

Our team consisted of two students.

Idea & Features

The idea, features and technical implementation of Wikip3dia where presented in short presentation (in German):


  • Languages: GLSL • html5 (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)
  • Libraries & Frameworks: WebGL • Wikipedia API • AJAX
  • Version Control: SVN

A detailed report of the technical implementation can be found here (in German): 


A beta version demo can be seen here: