The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) received due attention for its role in the development of Ulstein Bridge Vision during the Design Day 2013. – The project is a perfect example of what design-driven innovation may lead to, pointed Skule Storheill, the Director of R&D and Innovation Programmes at the Norwegian Design Council, out in his introduction.
The Centre for Design Research at AHO encompasses practice based and inquiry centred research that draws on design processes and products and supports and crosses demarcations between products and services, industrial and interaction design. We also now support and publish research in a range of other areas of design inquiry and practice.
The centre includes the experimental, procedural and also speculative nature of researching what does not yet exist. As part of the Institute of Design at AHO, DR has the goal of making a consistent and quality-led contribution to international research in diverse fields of design, and through practice based inquiry and critical, informed reflection.