Martin Pot is an independent interior-architect, researcher and thinker/writer; living and working in Rotterdam. He studied at the Technical School in Rotterdam and graduated in Interior Architecture & Spatial Design at the Willem de Kooning Academy of Visual Arts in Rotterdam.
He is primarily occupied with the theoretical/philosophical and technological aspects concerning the relation technology and architecture/build environment. He writes/blogs about dwelling, housing and architecture, has created various projects/studies on housing as well as stage-designs and interior-projects.
He is connected to Council, the multi-disciplinary independent think-tank for the Internet of Things. He initiated and organised the one-day conferences on Dec.9th. 2011 at V2 in Rotterdam on the issue of ‘IoT and Home Environment’ and its successors on April 9th.2013 – WW-IoT.day – on IoT & Built Environment’ , on April 9th.2014 in Rotterdam; IoT, Environment & Smart City ; the IoT & Built Env.-MeetUp on April 9, 2015; the 5th. IoT edition on Ethics & Privacy 2016.
He finished the Hora-Est program at Erasmus University and prepares for his external PhD. on the subject of architecture, dwelling and technology. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Platform Digital Manufacturing . He is also a member of the EC AIOTI WG-13 on Smart Building & Architecture.