Design research at the Nordes conference

Finnish attendees at NORDES meet up with colleagues attending the Nordic Association of Architectural Research (NAF) symposium, both simultaneously at AHO Oslo! Colleagues from across Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, University of Lapland, Tampere University, University of Helsinki, Novia University, etc.

Design researchers at Aalto University were in full force at the 2017 NORDES (Nordic Design Research Society) conference.

NORDES’17, the 7th bi-annual conference, 15-17 Jun, was hosted in Norway by the Oslo School of Architecture and Design AHO. The conference theme DESIGN+POWER is organized around themes such as articulations, consultations, controls, controversies, dynamics, engagements, identities, negotiations, projections, relations, and it with some outstanding keynotes, lively exhibition, workshops and doctoral consortium along with the academic program. Several faculty are part of Nordes and the 2017 general committee, including Tuuli Mattelmäki and Ramia Mazé who are on paper committees and chaired sessions. At the NORDES Commons meeting, it was agreed that Finland, through Aalto (with University of Lapland) will take up it’s responsibility to host the next bi-annual conference in 2019! | Book of abstracts

Peer-reviewed papers presented representing Aalto Department of Design