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  • Architecture Meets Public Policy

    Now in her final year at RISD, Architecture major Ashley Kochiss BArch 15 hopes to go on to combine her lifelong love of art, culture, education and public policy.

  • Land and Sea

    Landscape Architecture students work across disciplines to find sustainable solutions to problems associated with Rhode Island’s coastline.

  • Designing Healthy Communities

    Architects, designers, researchers and policy makers discuss strategies for initiating change and rethinking America’s unhealthiest neighborhoods.

  • Designing the Future

    Susan Szenasy, longtime editor and publisher of Metropolis magazine, shares insights about the future of design and design education.

  • Hellbent for Leather

    At the international symposium on leather and shoemaking RISD hosted last week, presenters spoke about traditional techniques and state-of-the-art innovations.

  • Cubist Fantasy

    Grad student Emily Yen MArch 15 wins an international competition to design a preview of the Museum of Science Fiction in Washington, DC.

  • Shaping Rhode Island’s Economy

    RISD hosts a conference focused on art, design and manufacturing in Rhode Island and offers visitors a glimpse of Co-Works, a new interdisciplinary studio space.

  • Wild Sculpture

    Two graduate students recently made substantial steel sculptures that now have a permanent home at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence.

  • Exploring Life in a Drop of Water

    Summer interns at the Nature Lab worked to visualize the effects of climate change on marine plankton.

  • Getting Oriented to the Community

    Students participating in RISD’s Pre-Orientation Service Experience (POSE) volunteer together with local nonprofits.

In a studio called Design Science students explore geometric patterns and relationships, in part by constructing models.