Stories about studios + projects

Critical Design Can Change the World

In early May members of the RISD and Brown communities came together to share thoughts at the second annual Critical Design/Critical Futures symposium.

Maltzan's Architectural Vision

Dedicated to using design for social change, architect Michael Maltzan BArch 85 is transforming urban life in Los Angeles and impacting cities across the country.

Exploring Sound + Space at the RISD Museum

Architecture students present an interactive, multimedia performance piece that brings the RISD Museum’s Grand Gallery to life.

Design Like a Girl

The Architecture department builds on its partnership with Providence’s Lincoln School, encouraging young women to engage with the built environment.

Nonlinear Path to Pottery

Celebrated ceramist Adam Silverman BArch 88 is an artist, designer, architect and craftsman rolled into one.

Shaping the Future

In a new series of videos, alumni will help articulate why RISD’s immersive, process-driven educational model is ideally suited to preparing for what’s next.

New Leaders in Architectural Education

With the new appointment of Deborah Berke BArch 77 as dean of the Yale School of Architecture, five RISD alumni now head major schools of architecture in North America.

Winning Design for the Windy City

Assistant Professor of Architecture Aaron Forrest is working with colleagues Yasmin Vobis and Brett Schneider to build an outlandish kiosk on the lakefront in Chicago.

Ideas Born on Paper

Drawing Ambience, an exhibition on view at the RISD Museum, offers a glimpse into the generative process used by seminal architects prior to the digital age.

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