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.



Work in progress


The new semester is well started. The tasks are approached through research and mapping of complex relations between large networks of actors and parameters.

Students Bo Wikstrøm (left) and Carmen Bruno (right) are presenting their mapping to the clients Marte Sotholtet (middle left) from Øys festivalen and Marit Kathrine Hepsø (middle right) from City of the Futures. The format allows them to directly engage and add information to the mapping.


The performance of complex real life systems are mapped. The preferred medium on this stage is simple large paper sheets and colored markers. This allows informant to directly involve in the process.


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