Students are showing a huge
interest in RISD’s growing science curriculum, which allows them to explore the
many ways art, design and science inform and enhance each other.
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Professor Peter Tagiuri and his
London firm earn a Best Housing Development Prize in the 2011 Brick Awards.
innovative Jewish devotional hut designed by a team of young alums wins the
Holcim Next Generation Award.
Wassaic Project connects artists with each other and with the local community.
A Better World by Design, a
student-led conference organized by RISD and Brown University, addressed sustainable solutions to
complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in
the developing world.
Professor Ellen Driscoll, head of the
Sculpture department, uses recycled plastic bottles to make people think about issues of
consumption and sustainability when viewing her new installation in the Providence River.
A year-long series of RISD entrepreneurship initiatives is culminating in a trip to Berlin, Germany for Kellie Riggs 11 JM, winner of an Etsy Fellowship for small business and sustainability.
In a venture called WaterWalla,
RISD and Brown students are working to bring clean water to slum dwellers in the developing world.
first RISD student to win the highly coveted Gensler Diversity Scholarship, Nathalie Jolivert BArch 12 hopes to gain valuable architectural experience to bring home to Haiti after graduation.
Furniture Design students are showcasing new works made from a recyclable composite material at the 2011 ICFF in New York City.
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