Three SOD projects win prices

Three Systems Oriented Design Projects won prices at the AHO awards ceremony on friday 1st of February. Read more here in Norwegian >>>>>>> We will publish more detajls soon.
Complexity and Other Beasts

Complexity and Other Beasts

Complexity and other Beasts is a project by graduate student Elisabeth Skjelten, who co-operated with The Performance Group in Oslo, a leadership development consultancy. Some of the consultants at TPG have been using gigamapping for a while, and there is a long-term...
One-week workshops

One-week workshops

  Recently I have conducted two one week workshops at the Ålesund University College (www.hials.no) and at the University College of Oslo and Akershus (www.hioa.no). This one- week format has proven to be an efficient way to get an introduction to Systems...
Cornell Lecture online

Cornell Lecture online

Birger Sevaldsons lecture from the 2012 Hans and Roger Strauch Symposium on Sustainable Design, “Sustaining Sustainability: Alternative Approaches in Urban Ecology and Architecture,” at Cornell University 4th February 2012 is now online. The symposium...
Teaching & research Staff

Teaching & research Staff

Birger Sevaldson Birger Sevaldson is professor at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. He is chairman of the OCEAN design research association. He is trained as an interior architect and furniture designer and he has been practicing in various fields of design,...
People who have lectured in SOD at AHO

People who have lectured in SOD at AHO

Lecturers Magnus Bjelkerud Magnus Bjelkerud’s educational background is from NTNU (Trondheim, Norway) where he studied transport communications. He also holds a Master of Management from BI (Oslo, Norway). Magnus has a varied professional background. At the...
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...

Diploma projects win prizes

June 2012 Two diploma projects that are based on SOD received prizes at the final end of the year ceremony . Prize for Innovation in Design Sponsored by: Norwegian Design Council Winner: Christian von Hanno – Nordic Choice Hotels, for alle Everybody's Choice...
New diplomas

New diplomas

30th June 2012 We are happy to publish information on two new master diploma projects from AHO: Design for dignity in a sexual violence response system Manuela Aguirre Ulluoa & Jan Kristian Strømsnes, 2012 This project was done in collaboration with the Sexual...
Everybodies Choice

Everybodies Choice

Christian von Hanno Master theses 2012     Through a user centred and systems oriented approach The student delivered a project that shows how Nordic Choice Hotels can use universal design for innovation and creativity. The student had to explore many new and unknown...

Complex solution simply communicated

11th April 2012: Here is a video that was the final design delivery of a very complex project. {vimeo}40114816{/vimeo}   The video demonstrates how a series of orchestrated interventions in a solution derived from a deep analyses of a very complex system can be...

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

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. www.ocadu.ca
Systems Oriented Design for the Built Environment

Systems Oriented Design for the Built Environment

  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....

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...
S.O.D. students win prices

S.O.D. students win prices

09. February 2012:  The semesters at AHO are always ended with the exhibition AHO Works including the nomination of projects for different prices given by sponsors and decided by an external jury. This time six prices where given. The S.O.D. studio and 12 of the...

Report from the workshop in Tallin

15.January 2012: Here is the link to the intrevjew made at our stay in Tallin at the Design & Engineering Joint master program of Tallin University of Technology and the Estonian Academy of Arts Workshop Systems Oriented Design 17-21 October, >>>>>>
People who have lectured in SOD at AHO

Risk Management in S.O.D.

Investigating the implementation of Risk management in Systems Oriented Design. This development project is done in collaboration with Magnus Bjelkerud. Magnus Bjelkerud Magnus Bjelkerud’s educational background is from NTNU (Trondheim, Norway) where he studied...
GIGA-mapping in Management

GIGA-mapping in Management

  Collaboration ended 2014 This development project is addressing how to implement and use especially time line and process based GIGA-mapping as workshop tools in leader development consultancy. The partner for this development project is The Performance Group...