INDESEM 2021 (International Design Seminar): 'Datascape'

INDESEM 2021 will take place 29th of May – 3rd of June.
*You can apply from 9th -23rd of April*

The program of the INDESEM seminar week consists of lectures, excursions and a workshop, all organized around a specific contemporary theme. Every edition of the seminar aims to raise awareness about this theme and its consequences for the architectural practice. The seminar provides an environment in which students, tutors, architects and theorists engage in conversation and discussion about the current and future position of the architect within society.

Today, the built environment is rapidly becoming an intersection between the physical and the digital worlds. The rise of the digital world is challenging the traditional design process. Data influences many aspects of our lives; from the ads we see on our social media feeds to the music recommendations on our Spotify pages. Every action, feeling and step taken in the buildings we design can now be quantified. However, the impact of Big Data on our physical spaces remains unclear. How could data – about how people live, breathe and move through the projects we create - influence our future architectural designs?

INDESEM.21 offers you the chance to have personal conversations with architects at the forefront of the digital revolution.

Speakers announced:
- Norman Foster (foster + partners)
- Ben van Berkel (un studio)
- Kim Herforth Nielsen (3XN)
- Caro van de Venne (barcode architects)
- Wessel van Beerendonk (studio RAP)
- Lennaert van Capelleveen (architech company)
- Sanne van der Burgh (MVDRV)
and more speakers will be announced soon.

You will have a unique opportunity to ask the questions you have always wanted to ask renowned architects. INDESEM.21 will challenge your creative abilities by asking you to step outside your comfort zone and connect with an international audience. Besides lectures, workshops and excursions, you will also work on a small design brief with a group of international students. ‘Together with architecture students from around the world, you will determine the vision for the future of architecture and data.’

1. Pick a favorite project from your portfolio. This should demonstrate your approach to design. Submit on one A3-page.
2. Write a 100-200 word motivation letter on why you want to participate in INDESEM.21
3. Send your CV
4. Fill in the online application form on our website // or find the application form here:
- Package the three files as: .rar or .zip with a maximum size of 5MB. Attach with your
- online application form. Name your file as: surname_name_indesem.21

The deadline for the entry is April 23rd 2021 // 23.59 CEST

Entry fee 25 €

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INDESEM (International Design Seminar) is a biennale, founded by a group of students in 1962 and reinitiated in 1986 by Herman Hertzberger. The biennale is hosted at the faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of the Delft University of Technology. INDESEM has had the honor of hosting internationally acclaimed architects such as Aldo van Eyck, Adriaan Geuze, Rem Koolhaas, Wiel Arets, Ben van Berkel, Winy Maas, Daan Roosegaarde, Jean Nouvel, Shigeru Ban, Steven Holl, Greg Lynn, Peter Cook and Renzo Piano, and theorists such as Saskia Sassen, Bruno Latour, Anthony Vidler, Neil Leach and Michael Speaks.

INDESEM is organized by a student committee, consulted by renowned faculty professors. Herman Hertzberger, Wiek Röling, Michiel Riedijk and Winy Maas curated previous editions of the seminar. The INDESEM.21 board consists of Hidde Dijkstra, Tijmen Smith, Willem Damen, Inez Spaargaren, Valentin Zech, Louisa Hollander, Nadine Nossbaum and Elina Gaillard.

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Cite: "INDESEM 2021 (International Design Seminar): 'Datascape'" 06 Apr 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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