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Cheryl May
RSD12 Call for Hubs: Expressions of Interest

RSD12 Call for Hubs: Expressions of Interest

RSD12 organising institution announced—Georgetown University, US. This year, the RSD12 hub model invites multiple hosts to submit interest in presenting their chosen themes.

Reflections on possibilities for systemic design

Reflections on possibilities for systemic design

This year’s RSD contributions were dedicated to exploring possibilities for systemic design. A call went out to question systemic design’s emerging shape, and the growing, remarkably interdisciplinary systemic design community responded.

Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

Submission guidelines provide a detailed description of how to prepare a submission for presentation and publication in the proceedings.

RSD11 Sessions: Key info

RSD11 Sessions: Key info

The RSD11 programme includes keynote speakers, paper tracks (papers & presentations), activity sessions, workshops, and exhibits. Most will be available both online and in-person.

RSD10 – Playing with Tensions

RSD10 – Playing with Tensions

Editors Dr JC Diehl, Dr Nynke Tromp, and Dr Mieke van der Bijl-Brouwer: Complex systems do not lend themselves for simplification. Systemic designers have no choice but to embrace complexity, and in doing so, embrace opposing concepts and the resulting paradoxes.

Cyber Chat: Klaus Krippendorff responds

Cyber Chat: Klaus Krippendorff responds

Klaus Krippendorff responds to points of discussion raised by Peter Jones, Anja Overdiek, Jan Lelie, Elisa Giaccardi, Derek Lomas, and Ben Sweeting.

RSD11 in 2022: University of Brighton

RSD11 in 2022: University of Brighton

RSD is off to the shores of Brighton in 2022. The University of Brighton’s School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering is the RSD11 host.

RSD10 marked a decade of systemic design

RSD10 marked a decade of systemic design

From November 2-6, 2021, RSD10 marked a decade of systemic design at TU Delft’s Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, one of the world’s leading design schools.

Top Ten in Systemic Design

Top Ten in Systemic Design

Unlike RSD’s peer-review process, the Top Ten for Ten is a listicle that’s based on a simple criterion: the sheer number of RSD contributions. You will likely recognise the top ten names because of their sustained commitment and dedication to establishing systemic design in academe and design practice.

A Systemic Design Resource

A Systemic Design Resource

The RSD symposia proceedings represent a systemic design resource – an unparalleled collection of peer-reviewed work.

Navigating Time Zones

Navigating Time Zones

All the times posted are UTC+1, the time zone is in use during standard time in Europe and Africa. Daylight savings time ends in Delft on October 31, 2021; therefore, the times given are CET and UTC+1.

RSD10 Sketchnote Gallery

RSD10 Sketchnote Gallery

Sketchnotes capture the big ideas within a complex conversation, are a rich source of signals, and capture the geist of the session.

Paper Tracks: Provoking thought and dialogue

Paper Tracks: Provoking thought and dialogue

RSD Paper Tracks are a popular symposium format. RSD offers a platform for discussing ongoing work with peers and systemic design colleagues. Authors present their papers and invite input to develop their work further.

Hotels and restaurants in Delft

Hotels and restaurants in Delft

The RSD10 team has compiled this list of hotels, dining, and coffee shops for delegates who will be joining on-campus sessions at TU Delft.

10th Anniversary Ask Me Anything

10th Anniversary Ask Me Anything

The AMA is a unique online forum opportunity with Peter Jones and Birger Sevaldson, bringing them together as co-presenters once again so you can ask them, well, anything.

RSD10: What you need to know

RSD10: What you need to know

The RSD10 program represents 119 new contributions to systemic design, presented as keynote speeches, dialogues, practice case studies, gigamaps, and long and short papers.

RSD10 Partner and Venue: TU Delft

RSD10 Partner and Venue: TU Delft

TU Delft is the largest and oldest technical universities in the Netherlands. Industrieel Ontwerpen, the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering is one of the world’s leading design schools.

Cumulus partnership to advance systemic design

Cumulus partnership to advance systemic design

SDA and Cumulus have set out on a five-year partnership to advance awareness and practice of systemic design. The partnership announcement is an opportunity to spotlight Cumulus and some of our partners in the Cumulus network.

RSD9 – Systemic Design for Well-being: From human to humane

RSD9 – Systemic Design for Well-being: From human to humane

RSD9 Chair, Praveen Nahar, and Editor, Peter Jones: RSD9 created a place for pause and reflection, but also bold ideas and forward-thinking discussion. The outcome is a collection of over 50 presentations on design outcomes and programs informed by research, real applications, and practices to address problems in the unbounded complexity of social and ecological systems.

RSD7 Publications

RSD7 Publications

RSD7 publications document six inspiring keynote speakers, three plenary sessions, and 76 papers in downloadable formats.