Stories about studios + projects

Proposed Interventions for Community Space

A department-wide charette challenges Interior Architecture students to revitalize a downtown Woonsocket, RI neighborhood by designing an outdoor community performance space.

Housing Scaled for Seoul

At the inaugural Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, recent RISD grads showed work addressing the future of housing in the South Korean megacity.

Adaptive Reuse in Context

New Assistant Professor Stefano Corbo teaches graduate students to see the practice of interior architecture as a conversation between the past and present.

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.

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