Stories about studios + projects

The Return of 10,000 Suns

Landscape Architecture Critic Adam E. Anderson MLA 12 raised seed money and led a team of volunteers to bring a joyous vision to life on the edge of RISD’s campus.

Hands-on Help for Women

Victims of human trafficking in Louisville, KY are benefiting from life-changing opportunities made possible through an innovative startup called Anchal.

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.

Critical Design Can Change the World

In early May members of the RISD and Brown communities came together to share thoughts at the second annual Critical Design/Critical Futures symposium.

Art for People

Public arts administrator Liesel Fenner MLA 98 collaborates with artists to transform and revitalize once-ignored public spaces.

Sheltering Shellfish in the City

RI Youth Conservation League volunteers help RISD grad students make habitats for species known to improve coastal water quality.

Establishing Shellfish Habitats

A team of RI educators is preparing to test sculptural forms designed to attract marine life in the waters off India Point Park.

Confronting Climate Change

Students in a cross-disciplinary spring studio dream up designs for a proposed Museum of Climate Change in Manhattan.

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