Stories about studios + projects

Architecting the Infinite

In a Wintersession studio conceived to open up the imagination, students applied architectural principles to their own designs of fictional cosmic environments.

RFP for Repairing Our Oceans

Students in a fall Architecture studio called Your Ocean, My Ocean present a powerful performance piece and inspiring call to action.

Revisiting the Architecture of Apartheid

The Architecture department welcomes Cape Town architect and author Ilze Wolff for the first in a series of globally focused discussions.

Maharam Fellows Explore New Frontiers

Eleven students and new graduates are bringing valuable critical thinking skills to nonprofits around the world.

US Army Recognizes RISD Architect

The US Army presents architect Phil Tobey BArch 65 with an Outstanding Civilian Service Award for his pioneering work in healthcare design.

New Partnership Centers on Moroccan Craft

Moroccan artisans and designers visit RISD as part of a multiphase cultural exchange program.

Designing for the Stage

A Fulbright project focused on Vienna’s venerable opera tradition turns into a lifetime calling for alumnus Alex McCargar BArch 11.

RISD Cited as a #1 Fulbright Producer

RISD is once again named the top producer of US Fulbright students among special-focus four-year institutions.

Queering Space

Students in a thought-provoking Wintersession course question societal norms that shape our everyday lives.