RISD students recently traveled to Earth University, a Costa Rican research institute focused on sustainable agriculture, to build a functional and energy efficient prototype of a one-room schoolhouse.
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Students from RISD, Brown and the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt in Germany are now focused on constructing their entry for the summer Solar Decathlon Europe in Versailles, France.
Industrial Design students dreamed up interactive, solar-powered design elements for RISD’s 2014 entry in the Solar Decathlon Europe competition.
Students cast glass devices that will be used in a series of socially-charged experiments led by Natalie Jeremijenko, a NYU professor who facilitates whimsical interactions between humans and “non-humans.”
A team of students and advisors from RISD, Brown and Germany’s University of Applied Sciences Erfurt (FHE) are readying their design for the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe.
Students welcomed advice and insights from successful entrepreneurs at the Career Center’s 2013 Mindshare.
Students refurbished an urban farm and took on other civically minded projects as part of RISD’s Pre-Orientation Service Experience (POSE).
Kevin Cunningham BArch 05 is making waves in the surfing industry for his one-man company that produces eco-friendly boards.
RISD is part of an international design team competing in the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe.
Illustrator Maira Kalman will deliver the keynote at Commencement, where she will receive an honorary degree, as will designer Karl Gerstner and environmentalist Bill McKibben.
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