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Six Alumni Earn Fulbright Grants

Recent graduates will advance interesting art and design research in Africa, Asia and Europe during the 2019–20 academic year.

Building an Urban Rain Garden

A spring Architecture studio sheds light on collaborative place-making and green infrastructure while providing Providence with a much-needed solution to stormwater runoff.

Alumni Association Salutes its New President

Donald Choi BArch 82, an architect and developer in Hong Kong with a long history of service to RISD, is poised to represent the college's 30,000 alumni worldwide.

Innovative Humanitarianism

Lina Sergie Attar MArch 01 and the Karam Foundation are helping young Syrian refugees learn new ways of thinking through design-based education.

Design for the Green New Deal

In an early April event on campus, a multidisciplinary group of experts addressed the problem of coastal sustainability within global and local contexts.

Reframing African Identities

Assistant Professor of Architecture Emanuel Admassu researches how evolving notions of global art and design play out across the African diaspora.

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.