Stories about studios + projects

VELUX Helps Light the Way to Urban Farming

In the Architecture studio Skin Deep, Light as Air, students were asked to transform an abandoned 19th-century mill building in a low-income Providence neighborhood into a mixed-use facility that can support urban agriculture.

Architecture Professor Wins Major Award

A curved, shimmering block of apartments in a struggling London neighborhood has won top honors in the2011 Brick Awards, one of the most well-established and respected design awards in the UK.

Designs to Make a Difference

In 2005 Nathalie Jolivert BArch 12 moved to the US to escape political violence.

Home of the Future

Students and faculty at RISD and Brown University are working together to demonstrate the capture, storage and delivery of thermally generated electricity, harnessed by means of a small-scale thermal-electric engine.

Open Intro to Studio Life

When prospective graduate students visited campus on November 16 for Graduate Studies’ annual IN FOcus session, they responded especially well to opportunities to talk with current students, who were eager to share information about their work, their program and life at RISD.

Creativity Cubed

A collaborative triad between RISD, Brown University and a team of RISD alumni has designers and architects thinking outside the box.

Reaching New Heights of Creativity

For an architectural project manager overseeing some of the (literally) highest profile projects in the country,Kenneth Lewis BArch 83 is surprisingly down to earth.

Global Luminaries Honored at Commencement 2012

When RISD holds its 2012 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 2, approximately 448 undergraduates and 197 graduate students and their families will celebrate the completion of their hard-earned degrees.

New Directions in Teaching

Six faculty members win 2050 Fund grants to pursue exciting new initiatives this fall.

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