Conference Recordings

A Data-driven Approach to Campus Planning

Published October 5, 2021
Presented by Leonard Adams, Knoxville College | Ari Bose, IBI Group | Thierry Paret, IBI Group
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Institutions referenced in this resource:
Knoxville College

In this session, we'll share our innovative approach to enhancing the design process through data-driven design, a highly-collaborative process that generates unlimited experimental designs through customizable algorithms. Applying a data-driven approach to your project can help you optimize your time through real-time feedback and evaluation of options, helping you to strike a balance between conflicting criteria. Design, planning, and architecture professionals are just starting to realize the benefits of this kind of decision-making process; join us to find out how you can apply this current best-practice knowledge in the planning and design of your campus.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Use data to guide your design decisions.
  2. Explain how to combine elements of human sentiment with data to create multiple iterations in realtime, relating data around location, climate, solar access, site constraints, financial models, affordability, etc. to create robust concepts.
  3. Discuss advantages of this process in stakeholder engagement.
  4. Explore how to leverage cost and time savings using a data-driven design process.


Leonard Adams, Interim President, Knoxville College
Ari Bose, Director | Buildings Lead, USA East, IBI Group
Thierry Paret, Associate Director, IBI Group

Continuing Education Units: AIA LU 1.0 Unit (SCUPS21C1358) | AICP CM 1.0 Unit

Delivered 10/5/21.

Member Price: $35 USD | Non-member Price: $50 USD
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