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RSD11 Brighton

RSD11 Brighton

NORWAY DELEGATION 2022RSD11 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...

SOD Executive master (AHO)

SOD Executive master (AHO)

This experience-based master’s degree is part of AHO’s further education programme and provides insight into solving complex problems by combining systemic thinking with design thinking in an innovative form of design.

MOOC: Designing Resilient Regenerative Systems

MOOC: Designing Resilient Regenerative Systems

The new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) series by Systemic Design Labs ⎟ETH Zurich entitled “Designing Resilient Regenerative Systems” hybridizes sustainability science, systemic design and transformative action. It provides worldviews, tools, illustrations and...

Cat Drew speaks at SDA Norway

Cat Drew speaks at SDA Norway

The next SDA Norway seminar is 9th September 14:00-16:00 on ZOOM. Cat Drew from the British Design Counsil is our guest presenting Beyond Net Zero, the British Design Council's new systemic framework You need to register to the event. Please join us...

Changing Systems through Design Webinar

Changing Systems through Design Webinar

Part-time Executive Master's Program To learn more about SOD and our new part-time executive master's program in Systems Oriented Design starting this autumn at Oslo School of Architecture and Design, join this free webinar: Time 20th Mai 15:00 - 16:30 CET (GMT+2)...

RSD10 Announcement

RSD10 Announcement

  It’s official: RSD10 is November 3-6, 2021. Hosted by TU Delft, the symposium will be held in The Netherlands, and sessions will also be live-streamed. Updates are available on RSD10.org and RSDsymposium.org.

KS endorses SOD

KS endorses SOD

Radical innovation in municipal planning The Norwegian Association for Local and Regional Authorities (KS) is using Systems Oriented Design methodologies in their work. Their "Partnerskap for radikal innovasjon" is a program in KS geared towards radical innovation in...

UNESCO Education for Sustainability framework

UNESCO Education for Sustainability framework

Report's eight key competencies can be applied as a SOD framework In 2017 UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) published their report on how education needs to change and develop to prepare us for the big changes we face to reach a...

Practice Oriented Systemic Design

Practice Oriented Systemic Design

Practice Oriented Systemic Design Oslo Metropolitan University offers a continuing education course in Practice Oriented Systemic Design – «EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE 4 JANUARY 2021». In this course, you will learn to design concepts for and in complex projects....

Second SDA Norway gathering

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New SOD PhD

This new PhD position in Systems Oriented Design (SOD) at AHO focuses on better understanding the drivers and mechanisms of sustainability transitions, and on creative, science-based and cooperative ways to implement solutions in the real world by systemic innovation....

First SDA Norway gathering

Earlier this year we announced the first gathering for a Norwegian chapter of the Systemic Design Association (SDA). We were planning it to be held at DOGA, the Norway center for design and architecture. We limited the meeting to 90 participants.  The interest...

New PhD thesis from TU Delft

New PhD thesis from TU Delft

    Jairo da Costa Junior from Brazil defended his doctoral thesis at the Technical University of Delft (TU Delft), the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE) A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY Embracing the complexity of energy challenges in...

SDA Norway Gathering

SDA Norway Gathering

    For the first time we bring together everybody in Norway interested in Systems Oriented Design, or other forms of systemic design. People from abroad are welcome too.We establish the Norwegian branch of the Systemic Design Association through a gathering...

Decoding Empathy

Decoding Empathy

The System of Empathy Empathy has almost become a cliché in the design world. Maybe understanding empathy better would provide more robust content to the notion of empathy and to the design work claiming it to be central in user-oriented design. At the National...

Towards a Circular Denim Industry

Towards a Circular Denim Industry

  Lieke van Raan was an exchange student at AHO from TU Delft in 2018, where she spent a semester learning SOD. She came to AHO to learn Systems Oriented Design. See her project from then here. She went back to TU Delft and did her master thesis with honours...

New information on the SOD web

New information on the SOD web

Here are some updates on the SOD web. Since the last update a lot of things have happened. We had a very successful RSD8 at IIT institute of design , Chicago. Updates will follow and the proceedings will come online on systemic-design.net I reorganised the gigamapping...

SOD Creative Process Framework

SOD Creative Process Framework

Internal R&D project (2018-). SOD creative process framework. A composite phenomenon The SOD creative process framework represents a loop so that all elements can be repeated as needed. The process runs counterclockwise. A natural entry point would be in the upper...

Bridging Silos

Bridging Silos

Bridging Silos: A New Workshop Method for Training Silo Busting With SOD, we developed a workshop method to bridge silos between different actors. The method is based partly on gigamapping and was developed under Andreas Wettre's lead.Disconnection between groups...

Tobias Luthe joins SOD at AHO

Tobias Luthe joins SOD at AHO

We are happy to announce that Tobias Luthe has joined the SOD group at Oslo School of Architecture and Design in a part time 50% position. Tobias is professor dr. at ETH Zürich, Dept of Civil, Env. and Geomatic eng. Institute for Spatial and Landscape...