Christina Truwit

Critic - Architecture

Christina Truwit (she/her) is a Providence-based architectural researcher, designer and artist. She received her MArch degree from RISD after attending Allegheny College for her degree in Mathematics and Studio Art. Her work studies the intersection of sustainability, social justice and uncovering hidden narratives. She won an award for her thesis project Properties, Borders and Sites: An Order of Operations, in which she investigated how the arrangement of the built environment interacts with climate change. Her work was showcased at the RISD Museum and at the WaterFire Arts Center. 

Truwit is a founder and coordinator of Project Archive, a grant-run research collective aimed at decentralizing the research process and expanding the Western canon. She spoke at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture National Conference and the Association of Architecture School of Librarians National Conference about constructing digital archives and the danger of a single story. She has also worked on community-led housing projects for homeless people in Minneapolis and as a sustainable architectural designer for Prendas Loria located in Nosara, Costa Rica.

Fall 2022

  • ARCH-103G-02 Graduate Core 3 Studio: Cities

Wintersession 2023

  • ARCH-2197-02 Thesis Discursive Workshop

Spring 2023

  • ARCH-2142-01 Architectural Analysis