Systems Oriented Design / Systemorientert Design (NO)

The designerly way to work with systems

The main mission of Systems Oriented Design is to build the designers own interpretation and implementation of systems thinking so that systems thinking can fully benefit from design thinking and practice and so that design thinking and practice can fully benefit from systems thinking.

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Birger Sevaldson lecturing at ARCHIP - 19 April 2012

Birger Sevaldson will give a guest lecture at ARCHIP in Prague 19th April 2012.

The title of the lecture is: From Radical Design Experiments to Design for Complexity: The Emergence of Systems Oriented Design.

S.O.D. workshop at OCADU, February 2012

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1st feb 2012: Birger Sevaldson had a one day workshop and two lectures at OCADU Toronto 1st and 2nd February.

He gave a lecture about resent discussions in design research and a lecture about Systems Oriented Design.

GIGA-mapping workshop at Chalmers

18. January 2012 Birger Sevaldson led a GIGA-mapping Workshop at Chalmers, Department for Architecture and Planning.

Systems Oriented Design for the Built Environment

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The book Design Innovation for the Built Environment launched in February 2012

'Design Innovation for the Built Environment - Research by Design and the Renovation of Practice' edited by Michael Hensel and published by Routledge has been launched.

Birger Sevaldson contributed with one chapter in the book with the title Systems Oriented Design for the Built Environment.

The book features chapters by David Leatherbarrow, Christopher Hight, Halina Dunin-Woyseth and Fredrik Nilsson, Mark Burry, Hidetoshi Ohno and Bruno Peeters, Inger Lise Syversen, Defne Suguroglu Hensel, Jeffrey Turko, Birger Sevaldson, Julian Vincent, Siv Stangland and Richard Kropf (Helen & Hard), Eva Castro and Alfredo Ramirez (GroundLab) Andrew Morrison and Henry Mainsah, Einar Sneve Martinussen, and Michael Hensel.

See and get the book here: >>>>>


Expanding Contexts: A Strategy for Super-Complexity

27th february 2012: Birger Sevaldson spoke at the Sustaining Sustainability Symposium at the Department of Architecture at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY on Friday 03 and Saturday 04 February 2012. The title of the lecture was

Expanding Contexts: A Strategy for Super-Complexity

The speach addressed how the boundary between nature and the man-made could be addressed in a new way to help designing for this boundary taking into account the many relaitons between human built environment and nature.

For more information follow this link >>>>>

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