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.



New systems oriented design studio coming up

In the spring semester of Systems Oriented Design at the Oslo School of Architcture and Design we will work with five new companies and organisations.

  • Gjensidige is one of the biggest insurance companies in Norway.
  • Medema is an international company producing electrical vehicles and other products for disabled.
  • Visit Voss is an organisation for the promotion of the municipality of Voss, known for its out doors life and extreme sports.

These three companies and organisations are facilitated through the collaboration with the Norwegian Design Council and the council will have a strong participation and mediation role between the students and companies.

In addition we have the following collaborations:

  • UNIDIR is the UN disarmament research centre. First time ever there will be a project that looks into the application of design processes in disarmament.
  • In addition we will work with a start up company.

If you want to study Systems oriented Design at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design please write me an email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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