Four mapping for futuring projects in three contexts: studio-led university project, transformation lab, researcher-led.
Category: Format: Maps & Exhibits
Format: Maps & Exhibits
Gigamaps and synthesis maps result in rich images that visualise complex system problems and can be used as design artefacts across domains. What’s the difference?
Shreya Ranjan, Sneha Bhuva, Praveen Nahar, and Sahil Thappa
Marie Davidová, Hanane Behnam, Maria Claudia Valverde, Thomas Fadini, Jannis Haueise, Adriana Hauke, Valentina Ferrari, Ana Patricia Ros Agulló, Matei Florescu, Samuel Knutelský, Nadja Vujović, Olga Wosiak, Marcelo José Candía Cervantes, Hsuan Yeh, Jianing Huang, Cristina Guerriero, Mahir Köse, and Rui Ma
Aniket Malge, Arathy Aluckal, Parvathy Arangath, and Sarvesh RV
Peter Jones and Pranay Arun Kumar
Ananaya Singh, Neil Barnabas, and Vacha Patel
Seda Özçetin and Şeyda Özçetin
Mamta Gautam and Sneha Thakur
Katarina Dimitrijevic aka KraalD
Khyati Garg and Austin Davis
Emilio Castillo, Mia George, Marie Succar, and Ian Rolston
Ananya Guru and Neha Mandlik
Ingerid Helsing Almaas, Tine Susan Grønnslett, Camilla Therese Hansen, Eva Hugenschmidt, and Espen Strange
Frances Rawlings Quintero and Ziyan Hossain
Christine Wacta and Xinyi Liu
Sally Torres Mallma, Guadalupe López Elenes, and Gerardo Sandoval Osio
Hitesh Shilpi, Shlok Deore, and Vedant Deshmukh
Preksha Sipani, Geetanjali Khanna, Rucha Dave, Himanshu Chandrikapure, and Ajinkya Balachandran
The Tower of Consumerism in India: Consumerism and its impact on socioeconomic growth and environmental sustainability in India
Amandeep Singh, Gagarina Nath, Komal Kaur, Mohnish Landge, Oshal Urade, and Sachin Arya
Shweta Didmishe, Sandhya Variar, Imtiaz Ali Moopan, Deven Kale, Praveen Nahar, Sahil Thappa
Adweta Kesh, Animesh Jain, Karthikeya GS, Mrunal Deshmukh, and Tanvi Palkar
Varruna Setty Bm, Shreyas Vyas, Mayank Verma, Vipul Vinzuda, and Praveen Nahar
Unearthing Hidden Treasures: Waste management in urban cities through value generation from the discarded
Parvathi B S and Bibin Babu B S
Rachel Mary Rajan and Abhijith Sasikumar
Eunji Park, Johanna Koenigsberger, Alex Dumler, and Yue Zhao
Rimaz Mohamed, Ashwini Gawli, Kendra Matheson Perera, Nafeha Khan, Tanya Thomas Fernandes, and Manal Dimachk
Michael Arnold Mages
Haley Fitzpatrick and Tobias Luthe
Pranay Arun Kumar and Peter Jones
Vinayak Unni, Gautam Kumar, Praveen Nahar, Neha Mandlik, and Sahil Thappa
Ganesh Kumar, Krishnakant Saini, Nikhil Soman, Vagmita Parmar, Praveen Nahar, and Sahil Thappa
Sparsh Verma, Preeti Shibu, and Neha Agnihotri
Maggie Greyson, George Wang, and Angith Mohanarajan
Abhishek Ranjan, Ayur Gillurkar, Dhruvin Bhuva, Praveen Nahar, and Sahil Thappa
Sam Singh and Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse
Amrutha Prakash and Neha Mandlik
Joseph Francis, Sanath Pailwan, Shubham Modgi, Praveen Nahar and Sahil Thappa
Alexandra Infanger, Jeanne Streit, Julie Grosjean, Marina Praxedes and Hans Kaspar Hugentobler
Andrea Barros, Sylvia MacSpadyen, Aisha Simpson, Hannah Karunakar and Umar Shaikh
Beverley Freedman, Carley MacAdam-Thompson, Maizie Lovatt and Katherine Valenzuela
O. Fred Preston
Aakash Mangla, G. Shankar Gopi, Siddhartha Pandey, Vipul Vinzuda and Praveen Nahar
Janine Stowe, Aisha K, Neha Saini, Sumona Banerji and Vinit Soneji
Sarah Britten-Jones, Amber Jones, Daisy Stevens and Amelia Wylam
Reshmi Bisessar, Nathalie Robertson, Allison Rogers-Campbell, Doug Reid and Katrina Heschel
Hannah Allen, Hannah Kim, Raphael Lopoukhine and Tim Sun
Nicole Brkic, Martha Chomyn, Alejandra Farias, Razane Hanna and Amy Morrell
Nikita Jaiswal and Tanishka Kacru
Guo Qiu, Hanxu Yu, Hongyi Hu, Yuanning Han, and Christiane M. Herr
Jotte de Koning interviews Birger Sevaldson on the practice of gigamapping and how it has evolved.
Designers can play a role in access to healthcare by combining research, design methodologies, and collaboration skills to reimagine how people interact with the system.
This gigamap puts forward six interventions for anti-Black racism: affinity space creation, white supremacy education, colour-aware work programs, addressing redlining, a reparations system, and universal basic income.
Demonstrating strategic solutions and design thinking interventions in the problem of air pollution in Delhi.
Automation and the Value of Work: The effects of digital automation on job displacement in western Pennsylvania
A map depicting automation’s inverse relationship with the value of work as a wicked problem, in part because it is caused by and plays a role in the systems of other wicked problems.
The systems map depicts a vision for an inclusive and sustainable economy by solving poverty and climate change in the agricultural sector.
This map is focused on teenage students who face discrimination in the form of name-calling, jokes and bullying. Casual discrimination almost always ends with the statement, “It was just a joke.”
This map aims to capture and make connections between the challenges and opportunities in the domains of time and progress – this context highlights the transitional period of the pandemic.
Organized within a metaphorical honeybee graphic, the map includes bipartisan policies between nonprofits and government, technological improvements to the pollination process, activism and public awareness.
The interconnect digital lexicon supports an open-ended architectural vocabulary developed via mapping software. It includes conceptual relations, clusters of concepts, visual images, and explanatory notes.
This visualisation presents value chains and quotidian needs brought together in the co-design for a floating neighbourhood in rural PI, based on an existing technical prototype of a single floating house.
Shaun Alfonso, Carly Benson, Véronique Claude, and Samah Kamalmaz
This gigamap nests the issue of food insecurity in Pittsburgh within larger scalar levels to visualize and understand the interconnectivity of this wicked problem.
The five-petal flower motif represents the delicate climate situation O’ahu’s flora and fauna faces and concludes that responsibility lands with global corporations and federal governments.
This map builds interconnections between multiple layers to reveal deeper insights towards framing the problem correctly and working towards a massive change for shifting our patterns towards a circular lifestyle.
This gigamap demonstrates a systemic approach to urban environment performance for the future Post-Anthropocene communities and economies.
A synthesis map showing leverage points to help support employee work-life balance and why moving towards supporting work-life balance in employees matters to the company.
There Is a Me in Us and We: Understanding Selfishness in Transdisciplinary Collaborations Among Design Students to Facilitate Sustainability Outcomes
The insight is a reminder for sustainability students and practitioners to acknowledge the role of their superiority and biases as a part of system dynamics in transdisciplinary collaboration for sustainability outcomes.
A beautiful virtual walk-through of the National Institute of Design campus in Ahmedabad, India.
Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Autonomous public transport systems and the ongoing implementation of a car-free city center policy in Oslo.
OCAD University, Canada. How might we help people to learn to manage their cardiovascular risk?
Zayed University, Dubai, UAE. Process of ‘individual capacity building’ leading to ‘collective capacities in order to contribute to positive social change.
Collaborative Collective. Proposes circular economy for a gardening colony including upcycling and the use of tokens.
National Institute of Design, India. Design thinking and human-centric approach to broaden the spectrum of design in the Indian Army.
National Institute of Design, India. The craft sector in India through mapping interconnections and multidirectional influences.
Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. The complex web of structures that form part of organizations, and some of the components they may need to operate.
Norwegian Labour & Welfare and Oslo Adult Education, Norway. Bridging the gap between people and public services by offering an overview of the whole system.
Carnegie Mellon University, School of Design, USA. Interdependencies, harmful feedback loops, and interventions to break the cycle of obesity.
Carnegie Mellon University, School of Design, USA. A visual guide to obesity and design interventions through Meadows’ leverage points.
National Institute of Design, India. The ‘amusement park’ represents various aspects of ‘Play’ as a plug-in to foster improved social connections.
Politecnico di Torino, Department of Architecture and Design, Italy. Strategies for the creation of new networks aimed at transforming the economy and production processes from linear to circular approach.
Politecnico Di Torino, Department of Architecture and Design, Open Systems Design Lab, Italy. Illustrating a more circular economy that is more resilient and more regenerative.