UBC

UBC

Ulstein Bridge Concept This research project is financed by the owner Ulstein Power and Control, (Ulstein Group), the partner Kwant Controls and 50% by the Norwegian Research Council. The Oslo School of Architecture and Design was the leading institutional partner....
Happy Partners

Happy Partners

From one of the workshops in Risør 17th October. 21 st December 2011: Beyond Risør was one of our partners this autumn. Beyond Risør is a regional organization with intentions to reach out globally for the promotion of design. They collaborate with INDEX and the town...
Kwant Controls

Kwant Controls

Jan Kristian Strømsnes Through the Systems Oriented Design course, I worked with Kwant Controls and explored haptics in the controller. The controller uses a haptic airflow designed to improve the operator’s performance and could be used in a safety system that...
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 Mikalauskaité Policy Support.net was prototyped as an online...
SALTO by C.V.Hanno

SALTO by C.V.Hanno

Christian von Hanno        Click the picture for a larger map Salto aims to release a new quick charger for electric vehicles in 2013. This project investigates and maps out the challenges and needs of quick charging. As a result of my findings I...
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...
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 final Exhibition

The final Exhibition

  14th December 2011: The final exhibition of the S.O.D. studio was opened on tuesday the 13th December. The review and responces were very positive both from the jury and the partners. More information and uploads of the projects will follow as soon as possible.  ...

The deadline is coming closer

{youtube}UhmQYiQQcKg{/youtube}   Friday 2nd December: 21 Master students working hard towards the deadline of the 12th December when we will have the final review. The students have worked with seven partners during this semester. The partners are UDI (The...

Why brainstorming doesn’t work

8th November 2011: We often were critical to brainstorming and other similar techniques like idea cards that promise a quick way to creativity. I think the quick ideas from such techniques are badly rooted and will mostly fall appart when “put in the...

Risk Management

2nd October 2011: Magnus Bjelkerud had a lecture on the topic of Risk Management for the AHO master students. He especially emphazised the advantage of the GIGA-maps to identify hazards in a system.  
Harold Nelson at AHO

Harold Nelson at AHO

31st November 2011: Professor Harold Nelson visited the S.O.D. studio and gave a lecture and had a discussion with the students about their projects. Harold Nelson is one of the important scholars when it comes to systems thinking in design and it was a great pleasure...

GIGA-mapping workshop in Tallin

30th October 2011: The 17th to 21st Oct we did run a GIGA-mapping workshop at the Technical University of Tallin, Estland at the design department. Twenty masters students, many international and with prior work experience, working with design for physical...

Gigamapping workshop in Kolding

 30th September 2011: In September we conducted a GIGA-mapping workshop at the Kolding School of Design in Denmark. Within four days the students defined area of interrest. mapped out the “landscape” of this area and developed extensive mappings that...
Workshop by Professor Peter Jones

Workshop by Professor Peter Jones

5th October 2011: Social systems design for complex services Professor Peter Jones from OCAD Toronto will lead a three days workshop this week. Dr. Jones is associate professor at Toronto’s OCAD University, where he is a senior fellow of the Strategic Innovation...

Smart Salon on “Design at Scale”

“The potential of design is widely acknowledged, but scaling it throughout an organization is still an enormous challenge. DMI’s Annual Conference in October 2011 will explore this topic from many points of view. (More info: dmi.org/​nyc) ”   Design...

PhD student has started

5th September 2011: Sigrun Lurås, the new PhD student in Systems Oriented Design started her possition at AHO the 1st September. The possition is financed by the UBC (Ullstein Bridge Concept) research and development project funded by the Norwegian Research Council....

New Master Studio started

15th August 2011: In mid August a new master studio in Systems Oriented Design started at AHO with 21 students. Partners are RED (with Norwegian railroads), SALTO, Ulstein Power and Control, Kwant Controls, The Policy Lab, The Performance Group and UDI, the Norwegian...

More diagrams and “MAPPING ME!”

Todays lecture showed a broader approach to diagramming and information visualisation at large. The lecture is here   05_diagrams1.pdf   MAPPING ME! The task of this week, The Mega map.Explore yourself though a system oriented approach. Your movements, the people you...
The Rich Design Research Space

The Rich Design Research Space

Todays lecture will introduce and discuss the theme of multiple medial use in design processes and this combined with a holistic view on the physical, social, virtual and mental space in which the design process takes place. A attention to this holistic design space...
Task: Mini-map

Task: Mini-map

  Mini map your breakfast! (or morning rouitine) Focus: Exploring the use of structure in your mapping. In this assignment we want you to mapp your breakfast/morning ruitine. Today your presentations gave us a great insight into the endless possibilities you have with...

Structures in mapping

Today we will have a basic lecture on basic diagram types. These will give you the basic tools to how to structure the node and connector type of diagrams. In addition it will give you an overview of the most used other types of diagrams. Here is the powerpoint form...

Types of Systemic Relations

Today we will look into the difficult theme of relations. There are many types of relations and they are to my knowledge not really systematically mapped out. I attached the document where we started to do such an mapping attempt in the spring. it is under development...