In his opening statement for the INDESEM 21 Pre-event, Kees Kaan discusses the question: ‘What do digitization, big data & AI imply for: how we work/how we design?’

INDESEM 2021 explores Big Data within the built environment which is quickly 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?