Martin Pot is an independent researcher, thinker/writer and interior-architect living and working in Rotterdam. He studied Technical School Rotterdam and graduated in Interior- Architecture & Spatial Design at the Willem de Kooning Academy of Arts in Rotterdam. He completed the Hora-Est program at Erasmus University Rotterdam preparing for his PhD. After over 25 years of working at architectural offices, as independent interior-architect, as well as a sidestep in (digital) cartography/mapping he is now primarily occupied with the various aspects concerning technology and human values within architecture/built environment. He has created interior/architecture- and theatre-design projects, writes/blogs/lectures for several media and podia. He is connected to Council since 2009, moderates the LinkedIn-group hybridLiving and the Meet-Up Group IoT & Architecture in Rotterdam. He initiated and organized the one-day conferences/MeetUp’s on 'IoT & Built Environment' on April 9 in Rotterdam since 2011. He is member of EC’s WG.13-AIOTI on Smart Architecture. He is currently writing a book on architecture, technology/iot and dwelling.