RSD11 Brighton

RSD11 Brighton

NORWAY DELEGATION 2022 RSD11 was in Brighton this year from 12th to 16th October. It was a wonderful experience and we thank the organisers headed by Ben Sweeting from Brighton University. We were a large delegation from Norway with our executive master’s students and...
About Systems Oriented Design

About Systems Oriented Design

The main mission of SOD is to help designers to become better at dealing with very complex problems. Complex problems are described as problem fields, networks of problems, wicked problems and problematiques.

H-SEIF 1

H-SEIF 1

Externally financed R&D project (2017-2020) H-SEIF stands for Human Systems Engineering Innovation Framework. H-SEIF 1 was a research project aimed at developing new methods for human centred systems engineering. Illustration: H-SEIF project 2017 About H-SEIF The...
SOD is open source

SOD is open source

If your project corresponds to all or most of the core parameters, you are welcome to reference it as a SOD project. We would appreciate it if you send us a reference to the project and material to publish on this website.

Students as Change Makers

Students as Change Makers

What demographic is currently underrepresented in Hemsedal, yet have high potential for stimulating change? Students! From bachelor to PhD to professional executive master levels, students can operate as regenerative weavers to connect cities and alpine communities....
Synthesis Maps

Synthesis Maps

Synthesis maps integrate evidence and expertise in a visual narrative forknowledge translation and communication. Peter Jones & Jeremy Bowes Read paper about Synthesis Maps Rendering Systems Visible Students as Change Makers Oct 26, 2022 | Gigamap type: Synthesis...
Alpine-Urban Synergies

Alpine-Urban Synergies

Rural alpine communities like Hemsedal in Norway, are connected to urban areas like Oslo through historically dependent relationships. Urban areas have benefited from rural resources like water, food, raw materials and recreation while small ski towns like Hemsedal...
Living with the river

Living with the river

Hemsila is a river in Hemsedal a mountain community in Norway. How can we design with the Hemsila river as an asset, rather than a problem, to increase Hemsedal’s resilience and regenerative capacity? By celebrating the organic nature of the Hemsila river and its...
The Mind Shifts of SOD

The Mind Shifts of SOD

We need to make several small shifts in our understanding to truly grasp systems thinking in general and to start to become systemic designers.

Design for Health

Design for Health

Here you find projects related to health. Master Thesis: Løft Blikket Dec 1, 2021 | Books & Other Publications, Design for Health, Design for Society, Master's ProjectsLøft Blikket A masters thesis by Einar Lukerstuen 2021 Thesis in Norwegian.HVA: Løft blikket er...
Design for Industry

Design for Industry

Here you find projects relevant for business and industry. H-SEIF: Systems Engineering and SOD Nov 23, 2020 | Design for IndustryHere is a booklet that sums up four years of R&D in H-SEIF, a research project to develop new methods for human-centred systems...
Design for Society

Design for Society

Here you find projects with a societal perspective. You might also look at the Design for Democracy and Design for Planet sections, which are highly relevant to societal design. Design for Democracy Design for Planet StimuLab – Driving systemic design into Norway’s...
Post SOD 2020

Post SOD 2020

Post SOD er en prosjektrapport utformet som en avis, og er resultatet av grunnkurset i Systemorientert Design (SOD), 3. året design (GK6) ved Design- og arkitekthøyskolen i Oslo (AHO). Prosjektet varte et halvt semester, og delte 30 elever inn i 6 grupper med 6...
Testimonials: SOD & Gigamapping

Testimonials: SOD & Gigamapping

SOD testimonial – Defne Sunguroglu Hensel, PhD fellow, Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Oslo For me, systems approach has been most significant as to providing a direction towards interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary design. More specifically I use it for...
Rich Design Research Space

Rich Design Research Space

The rich design research space is an inclusive methodological framework and scaffold for research by design. The rich design research space especially addresses the issue of richness in the design processes and design-led research.