Stories about studios + projects

New Leaders in Architectural Education

With the new appointment of Deborah Berke BArch 77 as dean of the Yale School of Architecture, five RISD alumni now head major schools of architecture in North America.

Winning Design for the Windy City

Assistant Professor of Architecture Aaron Forrest is working with colleagues Yasmin Vobis and Brett Schneider to build an outlandish kiosk on the lakefront in Chicago.

Ideas Born on Paper

Drawing Ambience, an exhibition on view at the RISD Museum, offers a glimpse into the generative process used by seminal architects prior to the digital age.

Confronting Climate Change

Students in a cross-disciplinary spring studio dream up designs for a proposed Museum of Climate Change in Manhattan.

Teaching with Touch

In late May students in an interdisciplinary studio that caps RISD’s two-part collaboration with LEGO Education presented final projects to an international group of designers and educators.

New RISD Fulbright Scholars

Three recent alumni have earned 2015–16 Fulbright grants to collaborate with artists and designers in Brazil, India and Austria.

Exploring Korean Culture

RISD recently introduced a new globally engaged off-campus program in collaboration with a longstanding partner school in Korea.

Gensler Grants Golden Opportunity

Architecture grad student Chereth Hines-Channer MArch 16 is thrilled to have earned first prize in the 2015 Gensler Diversity Scholarship competition, which opens the door to a coveted opportunity to intern at one of the world’s leading architecture firms.

Talking Tools

Students, faculty and visiting artists consider the link between digital interfaces and the imagination as part of RISD’s new tool ( ) series.

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