How will Big Data influence your design?
The built environment is fastly becoming a hybrid of the physical environment and the digital world, where every action, feeling and step of those using the buildings we design can be quantified. What opportunities does this data load present?
It is inevitable that Big Data influences the way we study, build and manage our built environment. Architects and Urbanists as well as politicians and social scientists find their working methods and disciplinary knowledge challenged by the insights derived from Big Data. How do we organize possible futures considering the encounter between the digital and the physical? How could usage data – about how people live, breathe and move through the projects we create – influence our future architectural designs?
INDESEM 2021 dedicates a full week to exploring data-driven architecture and its surrounding challenges, given that the subject is mostly absent from architectural study programmes. The programme of the event consists of lectures, excursions, debates and a workshop. INDESEM aims to contribute to the debate of the use of Big Data in the fields of Architecture and the Built Environment and serves as an interdisciplinary platform enabling students as well as experts to explore and discuss the current and future position of the architect within the emerging data driven society.
INDESEM 2021 would like to offer a platform to a new generation where they can take up their responsibility and discuss and design around these crucial matters. The event should be considered as an opportunity to define a new approach to architecture within this increasingly digitized world. We hope to welcome you on our renowned campus of the Technical University of Delft.