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.

Think outside the books

Master student project 2014 Student: Henriette Sagvolden Marki This project looks at a public library in a multi ethnical subburb of Oslo to develop concepts for the future of such a local public small scale library. The project was one semester long and started with...

Beyond Risør

Beyond Risør

Marit Helgesen and Emilie Strømmen Olsen In this project, we looked into how an organization in change can expand and take new directions. Our result is a visual organization design and an education programme developed for BeyondRisør. BeyondRisør is a design...

Fire-safety

Fire-safety

The ecology of fire and fire-safety Phuc-Tan Nguyen, Pia Fleng Sandal Systems Oriented Design                                                                    ,                                                                                   In collaboration with a...

The Future is Fiction

The Future is Fiction

  Introduction BeyondRisør's first incarnation was as 100% Risør, a relatively small-scale designevent in Risør in 2005. Building on that success, the people behind BeyondRisørinitiated a two-year design project, Beyond Acoustics, which culminated in aspectacular...

PolicySupport.net

PolicySupport.net

This project was developed during a Systems Oriented Design course at AHO, The Oslo School of Architecture and Design, and in collaboration with the Policy Lab. Team: Linda Blaasvær, Manuela Aguirre, Renata MikalauskaitéPolicy Support.net was prototyped as an online...

Strategies for Self Help

Strategies for Self Help

Strategies for Self HelpA networked system using the facilitation of the school as a knowledge hub for resource development and finally to reintroduce people into globalized economy. Winner of:  Excellence in innovation (Norsk Designråd) Student: Alice Andreoli  ...

Strategic Circle to Water

Strategic Circle to Water

Strategic Circle to Water:A socio-economic system for self help.   Winner of:  Excellence in sustainability (Franzefoss) Winner of World Usability day 2009 Design Competition (Norsk Dataforening, Norsk Designråd Student: Anne Mette Bakke