Stories about studios + projects

Confronting Climate Change

Students in a cross-disciplinary spring studio dream up designs for a proposed Museum of Climate Change in Manhattan.

Teaching with Touch

In late May students in an interdisciplinary studio that caps RISD’s two-part collaboration with LEGO Education presented final projects to an international group of designers and educators.

New RISD Fulbright Scholars

Three recent alumni have earned 2015–16 Fulbright grants to collaborate with artists and designers in Brazil, India and Austria.

Exploring Korean Culture

RISD recently introduced a new globally engaged off-campus program in collaboration with a longstanding partner school in Korea.

Gensler Grants Golden Opportunity

Architecture grad student Chereth Hines-Channer MArch 16 is thrilled to have earned first prize in the 2015 Gensler Diversity Scholarship competition, which opens the door to a coveted opportunity to intern at one of the world’s leading architecture firms.

Talking Tools

Students, faculty and visiting artists consider the link between digital interfaces and the imagination as part of RISD’s new tool ( ) series.

Building Aspirations

After getting a taste for the field through the Great Gumdrop Pasta Tower Challenge, local high school students participating in the Rhode Island ACE Mentor Program are continuing to learn about space, scale, planning and building.

Architecture Meets Public Policy

Acting on pure impulse while on spring break last April, Ashley Kochiss BArch 15 asked a cab driver in Marrakesh, Morocco to bring her to a remote Berber village on the edge of the Atlas Mountains.

Towards Better Balance

As part of its ongoing efforts to bring more diversity to the field, the Architecture department has launched a partnership with Lincoln School, an independent school for girls in Providence.

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