Stories about studios + projects

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.

Building Aspirations

After getting a taste for the field through the Great Gumdrop Pasta Tower Challenge, local high school students participating in the Rhode Island ACE Mentor Program are continuing to learn about space, scale, planning and building.

Architecture Meets Public Policy

Acting on pure impulse while on spring break last April, Ashley Kochiss BArch 15 asked a cab driver in Marrakesh, Morocco to bring her to a remote Berber village on the edge of the Atlas Mountains.

Towards Better Balance

As part of its ongoing efforts to bring more diversity to the field, the Architecture department has launched a partnership with Lincoln School, an independent school for girls in Providence.

Behind THE SIMPSONS

Many RISD alumni have been involved in shaping the look and feel of The Simpsons, now the longest-running animated sitcom on American TV.

Designing Healthy Communities

Architects, designers, researchers and policy makers discuss strategies for initiating change and rethinking America’s unhealthiest neighborhoods.

Fighting Ebola

Students and faculty collaborate to brainstorm new tools and techniques for battling the epidemic in West Africa.

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