Stories about studios + projects

Reimagining RISD

Graduate students in Interior Architecture focus their growing expertise in adaptive reuse on the needs of RISD’s campus.

Projecting Change + Preserving Heritage

In a public event this May, Interior Architecture grad students responded to the effects of climate change with radical plans for a seaside neighborhood in Newport, RI.

Designing Space for Healing

Interior Architecture sophomores redesign a group residence for men recovering from drug addiction and the hardships of homelessness.

Intro to Empathic Design

In an introductory Interior Architecture class offered during Wintersession, students considered turning parking huts into temporary comfort stations for refugees.

Elevating the Conversation in Columbus

An installation designed by IKD, Interior Architecture Critic Yugon Kim’s firm, wins a 2017 J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize.

Designing from the Ground Up

New Delhi native Ishrat Sahgal 11 IA champions traditional Indian craft through a carpet-focused startup called Mishcat Co.

A Charette of Historic Proportions

All undergraduate and graduate students in Interior Architecture threw themselves into an intensive design competition to reimagine a space for the RI Historical Society.

Design Without Boundaries

As RISD’s first-ever winner of a prestigious Angelo Donghia Foundation scholarship, Madison Kim BRDD 17 IA is feeling on top of the world as she wraps up degrees at both RISD and Brown.

Innovations in Wood

Faculty member Yugon Kim finds new inspiration through his research into environmentally sustainable contemporary timber construction.

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