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Peter Jones
SDA Adopts a Scholar’s Spiral

SDA Adopts a Scholar’s Spiral

After nearly a decade of the publishing ladder, SDA has adopted a cyclic publishing “spiral” to re-centre the overall approach to systemic design publishing.

She Ji Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation

She Ji Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation

SDA pursues continuous development of leading work from RSD authors and maintains editorial relationships with She Ji, a leading scholarly design journal dedicated to economics and innovation, design process, and design thinking in complex sociotechnical environments.

Journal of the SDA: Call for papers

Journal of the SDA: Call for papers

Announcing the SDA’s journal dedicated to systemic design, or the contributions of systems, cybernetics and complexity in design studies.

The new SDA Journal

The new SDA Journal

The SDA Journal will launch with two semi-annual issues per year, and we hope to start the first issue with a small number of quality articles to be published by the end of 2021.

Formademisk Special Double Issue

Formademisk Special Double Issue

RSD Special Issue. Marie Davidova and Ben Sweeting, with Birger Sevaldson, co-edited two special issues of Form Akademisk with 10 papers developed from the proceedings of RSD6 and RSD7.

Nine chapters by RSD authors for Systemic Design book

Nine chapters by RSD authors for Systemic Design book

SDA is pleased to report that nine chapters are drawn from authors presenting at RSD4, Banff Canada 2015. The edited volume is in the Springer Systems Science series (ed. K. Kijima) with chapters available to academic libraries online.

RSD4 – Developing a Systemic Design Research Network

RSD4 – Developing a Systemic Design Research Network

RSD4 Co-Chairs & Editors, Alex Ryan and Peter Jones: A range of compelling intellectual engagements, from Don Norman’s provocations to develop a design practice capable of dealing with significant complexity, to Lia Patricio’s resonant case study and model of integration in the Portuguese health records system, to AP-J’s cutting-edge architectural models.