When Lina Sergie Attar MArch 01 left Syria in 1998 fresh from architecture school in Aleppo, she was excited to arrive in the US and start her studies at RISD, which soon became her “first home away from home.
After shredding the slopes at Lake Tahoe, a younger Joshua Bohar MArch 16 and his snowboarding crew made their way to a nearby lodge and casino to try their luck at the crowded poker tables.
As the Techstyle Haus team – a cross-disciplinary group of students and advisors from RISD, Brown and Germany’s University of Applied Sciences Erfurt (FHE) – readies their design for the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe, a subset of the group is in Paris presenting the project at the US Embassy.
Mapping Learning, a series of public talks and workshops reflecting on RISD’s core mission, has been stimulating dialogue among students, faculty and staff this fall.
A cross-disciplinary group of students from RISD, Brown and the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt in Germany (FHE) – known as Team Inside Out – has been selected as one of 20 international teams to compete in the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe in Versailles, France.
Already well underway, the 2013 Landscape + Architecture Spring Lecture Series taps into the creative minds of eight practicing professionals invited here to inspire both undergraduate and graduate students in these majors and beyond.
In July 2011, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed a bill that set the stage for a major transformation of the cityscape in downtown Providence.
With a working farm, grazing cattle and groves of mango and citrus trees, the new satellite campus being developed by Costa Rica’s Earth University offers abundant opportunities to explore design for sustainability – and for RISD students to think about eco-progressive solutions in a new cultural context.
RISD has emerged as a top producer of students who qualify for Fulbright grants, according to the US government’s leading sponsor of international exchanges.