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A New Space for Sonic Innovation

Housed in the former library, a state-of-the-art multichannel sound system brings exciting new possibilities for sonic experimentation to RISD.

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.

Building Awareness of Water Rights

Printmaking alum Kate Aitchison MFA 16 PR has won a 2016-17 water rights-themed residency from the Santa Fe Art Institute.

Redesigning Environmentalism

Ian Quate MLA 11 is helping to redefine landscape architecture through an interdisciplinary research project focused on cleaning up Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal.

Restoring RI’s Coastal Waters

Students in Landscape Architecture and Sculpture joined an interdisciplinary team of designers and scientists to install sculptural reefs along a waterway at India Point Park in Providence.

Breaking with Tradition

Interior Architecture grad students present bold design interventions for a historic library in Newport, RI.

Improving Air Travel

A cross-disciplinary spring studio sponsored by Textron Aviation Inc. invites students to reimagine the experience of flying.

Cultivating Collaboration

As a biodesigner and studio manager of RISD Co-Works, David Kim MFA 14 DM is deeply committed to principles of inclusion and interdisciplinarity.

Rethinking Science Through Art

Grad student Stephanie Muscat MFA 17 DM combines hands-on making skills with a lifelong love of science.

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