A Better World by Design, a
student-led conference organized by RISD and Brown University, addressed sustainable solutions to
complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in
the developing world.
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young alumni continue the RISD tradition of winning national grants to study
RISD partners with Providence and local arts groups to reimagine downtown as a destination for the arts.
Professors Markus Berger and Peter Dean lead a collaborative triad between RISD, Brown University and a team of RISD alumni in thinking outside the box – or in this case, redesigning the box entirely to creatively repurpose shipping containers.
RISD’s Interior Architecture Department has partnered with Brown University’s Center for Environmental Studies to further research passive solar applications in architecture.
The Danish company VELUX, a global manufacturer of skylights and roof windows, challenged RISD Architecture students to consider the role of natural lighting as they worked to repurpose an old mill building.
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