Stories about studios + projects

Unpacking the Politics of Identity

A timely and ambitious Wintersession lecture series encourages educators and designers to break down the barriers created by unconscious bias.

Imagining New Dimensions

Architecture faculty members Aaron Forrest and Yasmin Vobis explore the relationship between fairy tales and architectural space.

Designers in a Hot Spot

Seven RISD alumni are included in Sight Unseen’s recently released 2016 American Design Hot List.

Designing a School for the Arts

Students in an advanced architecture studio are exploring how highly specialized programming informs a building’s form and material character.

SouthLight Starts Up

In June, students and faculty in Architecture broke ground on the long-awaited SouthLight design-and-build project on Providence's Southside.

Critical Design Can Change the World

In early May members of the RISD and Brown communities came together to share thoughts at the second annual Critical Design/Critical Futures symposium.

Maltzan's Architectural Vision

Dedicated to using design for social change, architect Michael Maltzan BArch 85 is transforming urban life in Los Angeles and impacting cities across the country.

Exploring Sound + Space at the RISD Museum

Architecture students present an interactive, multimedia performance piece that brings the RISD Museum’s Grand Gallery to life.

Design Like a Girl

The Architecture department builds on its partnership with Providence’s Lincoln School, encouraging young women to engage with the built environment.

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