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Call for Contributions

Call for Contributions

RSD symposia are a time to report on work, but also to work in unfamiliar constellations, and develop new thoughts and questions.

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.

Thinking about hosting the next RSD?

Thinking about hosting the next RSD?

The SDA is currently receiving expressions of interest to host RSD11. An RSD program is formed by the host’s vision for the event and your chosen themes.

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.

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.

About the symposia and repository

About the symposia and repository

This website represents a resource of contributions for and from the RSD Symposium community, providing an unparalleled collection of peer-reviewed and curated work.

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.

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.

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.