Experimental and Foundation Studies


Pamela Unwin-Barkley

East Greenwich-based architectural designer Pamela Unwin-Barkley has taught design at RISD since 2004 in both the Department of Architecture and the Division of Foundation Studies. She teaches classes on design and spatial dynamics, and her research investigates landscape, monumental form and design narratives. She received the Helen Fagen Tyler Fellowship and earned a Master of Architecture from Cornell University, and she holds a BA in Architecture from the University of Kentucky. In addition to teaching and her Greenwich Bay Design practice, Unwin-Barkley serves as the president of the Warwick Museum of Art and on the board of the Woman’s Development Corp., an organization that provides affordable housing in Rhode Island and Connecticut.