Synthesis Maps: Printing systems as large scale artifacts.

Gigamaps and synthesis maps look very similar as finished products. However they differ in their developmental processes. Both are rich images that visualize complex system problems, and both are used as design artifacts in similar domains (from health to public policy, from service experiences to social change). Both are used with stakeholders for advising, planning, . . . → Read More: Synthesis Maps: Printing systems as large scale artifacts.

Synthesis Maps from CanIMPACT | Mapping the clinical cancer system

The CanIMPACT project (Canadian Team to Improve Community-Based Cancer Care Along the Continuum) is a multidisciplinary pan-Canadian program studying how to improve cancer care to patients in the primary care setting. Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 5 years (2013–2018, Grant no. 128272) the project was led by Dr. Eva Grunfeld, Director . . . → Read More: Synthesis Maps from CanIMPACT | Mapping the clinical cancer system

RSD6 Symposium & Keynotes Announced

Relating Systems Thinking and Design 6

Held this year again at Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO)  October 18-20, 2017

The accepted keynotes for RSD6  promise an inspiring range of perspectives on the changes to design practice and education emerging from the demands of civilizational turbulence and continuous complexity of our services, systems and societies.  RSD6 . . . → Read More: RSD6 Symposium & Keynotes Announced

RSD5 Symposium Proceedings

Every year we publish the proceedings of the RSD Symposium as an Open Access online serial, following the conference, in a post-publication model allowing authors to gain feedback from participants and fold community insights into their publishable work.  The following RSD5 presentations have PDF decks, sketchnotes, and published articles now available. See the RSD5 site . . . → Read More: RSD5 Symposium Proceedings