Read the full introduction to the RSD6 symposium proceedings
Oslo, Norway | October 2017
Published by the Systemic Design Research Network (SDA)
Citation: Author. (2017). Article title. In Proceedings of Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD6) 2017 Symposium. Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. October 18-20, 2017.
RSD6 – Environment, Economy, Democracy – Flourishing Together
Chair & Editor: Birger Sevaldson, AHO
The theme of RSD6 was Environment, Economy, Democracy: Flourishing Together. The theme encompassed the contexts for flourishing in democratic societies and explored the opportunities for systemic design, as reflected in the call for participation:
- Democratic participation and policy innovation
- Strongly sustainable business innovation
- Flourishing communities
- Design of architectures, settlements and built environments
RSD6 Symposium Proceedings
RSD6 – Environment, Economy, Democracy: Flourishing Together
RSD6 Chair & Editor, Birger Sevaldson: The Flourishing Together theme encompassed the contexts for flourishing in democratic societies and explored the opportunities for systemic design.
Dialectic and Inquiry in Design: Understanding surroundings and systems, designing environments
RSD6 Keynote. Richard Buchanan: The intersection of dialectic and inquiry is fertile ground for exploring new dimensions of design practice and theory in the complexity of contemporary life.
The imprints of the fisheries on land – the dynamics and adaptions of a Norwegian fishing village
RSD6 Keynote. Karl Otto Ellefsen: Myre is a fishing village in the Northern part of Norway, that I have followed for 50 years, and investigated by discussing transforming morphologies.
Rights to Ground: Human and Non-human Rights Integrated Design and Embedded Architectures
RSD6 Keynote. Michael Hensel: One of the most basic questions remains relatively unaddressed, namely the right to ground.
Systemic Design Approaches in the Public Sector: Are we ready?
RSD6 Keynote. Sabine Junginger: So overwhelming is the intricate web of laws, rules, and regulations in a highly hierarchical and political landscape that those working under intense time pressure rarely get time to reflect on their design approaches.
From Transformation Design to Translation Design
RSD6 Keynote. Lucy Kimbell: This talk explores the issues arising when contemporary designerly approaches attempt to address systemic challenges.
Flourishing Lives in Another World
RSD6 Keynote. John Ehrenfeld: The modernist bundle of beliefs and norms, which has powered Western societies for centuries, has begun to misfire badly in both the human and natural domains. “Sustainability” is not the answer.
In memory of MP Ranjan: The NID approach to Systemic Design
Pravin Nahar: The educational framework for systems design is reflective, evolving, transdisciplinary, and occurs at various levels.
A people-centred strategy for innovation and participation – benefiting society, business and the individual
Onny Eikhaug: The Norwegian model of social governance … goes beyond the provision of basic needs to protect human rights, focusing on social and democratic ambitions.
Teaching for democracy in a holistic perspective
Tom Vavik: Teaching the concept of Universal Design (UD) to design students has developed over the last decade.
Design Beyond Design
Kees Dorst: Could there be something in the very nature of design practices that limits Design’s ability to deal with these very complex systems?
Cybernetics, virtue ethics and design
Ben Sweeting: Cybernetics and virtue ethics have had little if any explicit exchange. There are a number of areas in which they may contribute to or provide useful critiques of each other.
The Visual Representation of Complex Systems: A Typology of Visual Codes for Systemic Relations
Joanna Boehnert: This research addresses the need for more effective visual representations of the key features of complexity.
Supporting Co-Design in Complex Healthcare Systems through the affordances and metaphors of tangible tools
Karianne Rygh’s exhibition at RSD6 showcases the tangible tools for co-design workshop facilitation.
Designing with municipalities – democracy in practice?
Circular Economy for Food: A systemic interpretation of the circular economy through the holistic view of the gastronomic sciences
Crafting futures in a Lebanese refugee camp: the Burj el Barajneh Souk
Introducing systemic design to support an Australian Government regulatory agency address complex problems.
Designing the Ecocene: Mapping the Political Economy of Design
Unlocking Barriers to Sustainable Food Procurement in Finland: a Case Study
Prototyping as a resource to investigate future states of the system
Co-designing cultures within public organizational systems
Research-action applied to the design of a flourishing community dedicated to sustainable fashion in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region
Design as Civics: A citizens’ practical philosophy for making wise decisions that ‘aim’ for the ‘good life’ in our unsustainable era
Mind the gap! A Norwegian Trial Incentive Program to stimulate government agencies management resources.
Reconceiving the Hospital as a Business for Flourishing
The Design Ecosystem – A systemic view towards design and society, in the Indian context
Putting the horse in front of the wagon: how a multi-contextual design space successfully addresses complex challenge
Finding the flex in complex public sector systems. Co-designing for services through systemic interventions
Systemic Maturity Models and Multi-organization collaborations: the ACMHI Mentally Healthy Campus Maturity Model
Teaching Design for Democracy
Towards Embedded Architectures: Informed Non-standard and Information-based Design
Design for social change: On new practices and organization models that foster knowledge transfers from design sector elsewhere
Sustainable System Design
The School of System Change: Designing a learning system as a system change endeavor
Encoded ecologies of the Venetian lagoon: A multi-scalar data-driven computational approach for dynamic environments
Design for The Other Side: Prison Reforms through building resilience
The power of trust and motivation in a designing social system
Using Gigamapping in Systems Oriented Design Education
Architecture as Systems Design & Innovation Design Discipline
Systems Thinking based Design intervention for Supporting Healthy Ageing / Ageing in Place
John Darzentas, Helen Petrie, and Jenny Darzentas
Systemic Design Approach on Water Management
Systemic Design, Affordances, and Architectural Profiling
A Systems Framework for Designing of Urban Commons and Sharing Practice: Three Case Studies in Singapore
Wellness, Flourishing Societies and “Over the Horizon” Innovation of Policy and Policy Implementation
Systemic map to revitalizing local knowledge in autochthones communities
Teaching Team Work in Systems Oriented Design
Andreas Wettre and Birger Sevaldson
Storytelling as a driver for policy developments
Systemic design towards user-centered sustainability in medical treatments
Open mind and open heart: Two approaches for exploring the dynamics in stakeholder networks in complex co-design projects
Open-ended Design as Second-order Design. A case study of teaching Cybernetics and System Thinking to Industrial Design students
Designing more democratically, deliberating more systemically
Supporting co-design in complex healthcare systems through the affordances and metaphors of tangible tools
Changing behavior of the systems we’re in: Designing for transitions in Environment, Economy, and Democracy
Francis Carter, Silvia Mata-Marin, Dimeji Onafuwa, Ahmed Ansari, and Dan Lockton
Mapping the invisible: Co-designing with taboos and illegal systems as systemic design materials
Nova Agora: How an online platform deconstructs policy disputes to inform deliberative democracy
The A.R.T. of the Waiting Game: Navigating Assisted Reproduction in Ontario, Canada
Imagining Transitions: Designing a visioning process for systemic urban sustainability futures
Idil Gaziulusoy and Chris Ryan
Design for living in the doughnut: The case of the mobile phone
Design With / For Now, Co-creation among design students and refugees.
The Paradigm Strategy
Visualizing the Sociotechnical System as an Urban Democratic Resource; the iCity case study
Employing Service Design and Systems Thinking Approaches as tools to support collaboration across a multi-stakeholder initiative: the responsible food consumption exemplar
Systemic design and social marginalization – Mapping and assessment of projects for the empowerment of people experiencing social exclusion
Cognitive Point-of-View in Recursive Design
Future Fest: a design concept for deliberative engagement in the urban planning process
COLridor at Zvonařka: Co-Design and Co-Living for Sustainable Futures
Who participates in participatory research and innovation?
Design as production of presence – systemic approach to re-designing novelty
Housing Horizons: Models for Real Estate and Community Investment
Co-designing a real-world laboratory for systemic design in the Italian Alps
Designing for Civic Conversations
The Design of Design
Landscape of Emerging City Makers: the case of Rotterdam
Ground and Semi-Ground Inhabitation: Cappadacia Case Study Thematic GIGA-Map
Author: Marie Davidová
GIGA-mapping Svalgang and Skuts: Relating Environmental and Social Conditions of Norwegian Traditional Architectures’ Non-Discrete Spaces, so called “Svalgangs” and “Skuts”
Author: Marie Davidová
Author: Marie Davidová
GIGA-mapping the Architectural Performance: Appreciation of New Coming Cultures
Authors: Marie Davidová and Mehmet Ali Gasseloğlu
Citizens in the Center: a Dialogue Platform for “Smart” Service Development
Author: Ling Ge
A Systemic Framework to Create Urban Experience
Author: Manpreet Kaur Juneja
Systemic Design Education at the National Institute of Design
Author: Systemic Design Education at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
The Interior of Innovation: Framing complexity in co-making spaces
Author: Richardo Saint Clair
A Bridge between People
Author: Simón Sandoval Guzmán
Systemic design inspired by nature: incubating a circular economy based on industrial hemp
Author: Tobias Luthe
Evolution of the Digital Health Record
Authors: Teresa Coronel, Kim Massicotte, Angelsea Saby, and Abezoo Talebzadeh
Design for Democracy
Authors: Professor Birger Sevaldson, Senior lecturer Linda Blaasvær, Lecturer Andreas Wettre
Fight for the Truth: Wrongful Convictions in Canada
Authors: Anna Colagrossi, Jyotish Sonowal, Raul Valenzuela, and Roxanne Nicolussi
Crafting Futures in Lebanese Refugee Camps
Authors: Helen Avery, Lund University, and Nihal Halimeh, Collective Architects in Burj El Barajneh Palestinian Camp
How might we use real estate investment as an inclusive community-building tool?
Author: Adrienne Pacini
Track me not
Authors: Harshika Jain, Vaibhav Singh, and Praveen Nahar