Stories about studios + projects

Student Interventions @RISD Museum

This year's Dorner Prize goes to an outdoor installation critiquing institutional bias and a performance piece meditating on slavery, the civil rights movement and the beauty of black people.

Preservation Along the Potomac

Architect and artist Ming-Yi Wong MArch 10/PB 11 GL brings a studio approach to her work at the National Park Service in Washington, DC.

Open to Multicultural Perspectives

Thanks to Professor of Architecture Hansy Better Barraza, Latinx and Asian students at Wellesley College have an inviting new space in which to build community on campus.

Artists' Books Chosen as Keepers

Beautiful artist books by students have been selected for inclusion in the permanent collection of the RISD Library.

Unpacking the Politics of Identity

A timely and ambitious Wintersession lecture series encourages educators and designers to break down the barriers created by unconscious bias.

Imagining New Dimensions

Architecture faculty members Aaron Forrest and Yasmin Vobis explore the relationship between fairy tales and architectural space.

Designers in a Hot Spot

Seven RISD alumni are included in Sight Unseen’s recently released 2016 American Design Hot List.

Designing a School for the Arts

Students in an advanced architecture studio are exploring how highly specialized programming informs a building’s form and material character.

SouthLight Starts Up

In June, students and faculty in Architecture broke ground on the long-awaited SouthLight design-and-build project on Providence's Southside.

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