Brian Kernaghan is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Interior Architecture at RISD where he was Department Head from 1996-2010. His previous academic position was Director of the Interior Design BA (Hons) degree course at Kingston University in southwest London, and prior to that his design practise in Edinburgh, Scotland, included work for interiors and exhibition design. He has taught many parts of the department's curriculum, including studio design projects, drawing and theory classes, but most recently his teaching interests have concentrated on museum and exhibition design studios, around the idea of The Narrative Museum. He has also taught several times for RISD during the DIS (Denmark’s International Studies) summer program in Copenhagen, and was Chief Critic for RISD’s European Honors Program in Rome during Fall 2011.
ADVANCED DESIGN STUDIOS
THEORY OF ADAPTIVE REUSE