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Getting Ahead of Climate Change

RISD Architecture students participating in the Envision Resilience Challenge draw up radical plans in response to projected sea-level rise in Warren, RI. 

RISD Students Connect with Industry Professionals

Juniors, seniors and grad students meet with representatives from 126 companies from across the globe at annual Design Portfolio Review.

Architecting a New Future

Ghanaian-Scottish educator Lesley Lokko reflects on the global architecture community’s response to this unprecedented moment in racial justice history.

Five Questions: Jacqueline Shaw

A brief interview with one of RISD’s recently hired Schiller Family Assistant Professors in Race in Art and Design.

Five Questions: Jess Myers 

A brief interview with the assistant professor of Architecture and member of RISD’s Race in Art and Design cluster hire.

The AD 100 2022

Seven RISD alums included on Architectural Digest’s definitive list of the top design, decor and architecture talent creating today.

Architecture Student Recognized

Ghanaian undergraduate Abena Acheampong Danquah wins a Creative Futures Grant from the Black Artists + Designers Guild.

Architecture, Modernity and the Post-Colonial Narrative

New faculty members Malcolm Rio and Germán Pallares-Avitia explore architectural history through the lens of decoloniality.

Check Out This Year’s Virtual End-of-year Exhibitions

The Architect’s Newspaper includes RISD Architecture in its roundup of student work.