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Exploring Extremes in Iceland

Alumni Michael Lye and Daniel Leeb formed the core of a recent expedition to advance space research here on Earth.

Here in RI | Headed for Despair

Professor Mike Fink muses on metaphorical meanings and the poetry of things close at hand.

Built from the Earth

A group of RISD students and faculty members learn earthen architecture techniques on the island of Sardinia.

Art Moves

In a new book capping years of research, art historian Pascale Rihouet probes the meaning of materials in Renaissance processions.

Smart Technology with Soul

Associate Professor Soojung Ham considers human emotion in developing an environmental system driven by computing technology.

Se Habla Español

Associate Professor Paula Gaetano-Adi experiments with an interesting way of helping first-year students let go of their assumptions.

RISD Architects Think Small

Five affordable, net-zero homes designed in a RISD studio are being built in Providence’s Olneyville neighborhood.

Women Working with Wood

The Center for Art in Wood hosts an exhibition of contemporary female woodworkers, including several with RISD connections.

Good News from DesignIntelligence

RISD’s Architecture, Interior Architecture and Landscape Architecture programs rank well in the 2019/20 survey of America’s top architecture and design schools.