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  • Designing Homes of the Future

    07/17/2014
    Students are positively exhilarated by the entire 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe experience.

  • Reimagining Cities

    06/26/2014
    Students in a newly created spring seminar worked with immigrants at a housing project to create a permanent installation reflecting their shared vision of home.

  • Reinventing Rocky Point

    06/04/2014
    Landscape Architecture students are researching possibilities and proposing sustainable strategies for a 120-acre waterfront site in Rhode Island.

  • Ecocentric Practices

    06/02/2014
    An experimental spring studio sheds light on changing ecosystems by focusing on migrating marine duck species that winter in Rhode Island.

  • Plating Perfection

    05/28/2014
    Birch, an award-winning restaurant in Providence, commissioned Ceramics students to create tableware to complement its menu and décor.

  • STEAM Map Debuts on Capitol Hill

    05/12/2014
    President Somerson and RISD students introduced a new interactive tool at last week’s House STEAM Caucus briefing in Washington, DC.

  • Making Multimedia Magic

    05/13/2014
    This week 46 seniors in Film/Animation/Video are premiering their final live action and animated films at nightly public screenings.

  • Zipcar Founder Applauds Sharing Economy

    04/25/2014
    As part of RISD’s Shared Voices series, Robin Chase visited campus to speak about the importance of creating new economic models in a rapidly changing world.

  • Maharam Fellows Work for Social Change

    04/22/2014
    This summer nine RISD students will pursue internships designed to bring art and design thinking to the realm of public policy and large social issues.

  • Eco-friendly Construction in Costa Rica

    03/03/2014
    RISD students recently traveled to Earth University, a Costa Rican research institute focused on sustainable agriculture, to build a functional and energy efficient prototype of a one-room schoolhouse.

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In informal crits, students are called on to defend their own work and provide constructive feedback to each other.