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.
— SOD CORE
SOD and Gigamapping on the net
The Methodology and Practice of Systems Oriented Design
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.
The idea of systemic design as a pluralistic field opens the possibilities to several different approaches to systemic design that are not only allowed but encouraged. This was the proposal of Birger Sevaldson at the 2013 RSD2 Symposium in Oslo. The tension between...
Resources of note: The list was started in 2009 and is updated occasionally.
Systemic design is a pluralistic field of possibilities spanning from design practice and thinking to systems practice and thinking. SOD is a bit closer to design practice.
We need to make several small shifts in our understanding to truly grasp systems thinking in general and to start to become systemic designers.
"For me, systems approach has been most significant as to providing a direction towards interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary design. More specifically I use it for bridging biology and architecture in problem solving, I believe Systems approach is a powerful way...