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Initiating Dialogue During Quarantine

An extensive range of virtual programming helps returning students consider how they’ll contribute to the discourse around racial justice.

Designed for Sustainable Living

A RISD team creates a stunning, energy-efficient getaway in New York’s Catskill Mountains.

2020 Grads Share Work Virtually

From film premieres to the grad thesis show, graduating students are turning to alternative outlets for showcasing their work.

Pivoting to Fight the Pandemic

RISD makers are helping to address the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment.

Cultural Immersion

Students in three Wintersession travel courses learn through hands-on work with local artisans in Mexico.

Architectural Ideas on View

Now in their final year, Sophie Chien and Benjamin Han curate a new series of exhibitions featuring student work in Architecture.

Built from the Earth

A group of RISD students and faculty members learn earthen architecture techniques on the island of Sardinia.

Contrasts + Contradictions in Architecture

Architecture alumnus Hashim Sarkis discusses his global practice and vision for the Biennale Architettura 2020.

Preserving Ancient Traditions

Beijing-based architect Catherine McMahon is collaborating with traditional Dong craftspeople in a remote Guizhou village.