Stories about studios + projects

Studio Focuses on Racial Justice

Interior Architecture students are working with the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island to reimagine and reconfigure Providence’s Cathedral of St. John.

Designing a Refuge for Contemplation

As part of the department’s annual charette, students in Interior Architecture work together to propose quiet campus refuges.

Maharam Fellows Explore New Frontiers

Eleven students and new graduates are bringing valuable critical thinking skills to nonprofits around the world.

RISD Partners with Infosys

A groundbreaking collaboration that launches this summer will provide global industry leaders with the design tools they need to solve complex problems.

Re-Remembering Rosa Parks

An ambitious symposium considers how the bones of a ruined house can spark dialogue about memory, preservation and institutionalized racism.

Experiencing Exquisite Craft in Morocco

Graphic Design senior Kendra Xu 18 GD reflects on a Wintersession travel course that invited students to soak in the country’s vibrant culture and renowned craftwork.

Proposed Interventions for Community Space

A department-wide charette challenges Interior Architecture students to revitalize a downtown Woonsocket, RI neighborhood by designing an outdoor community performance space.

Housing Scaled for Seoul

At the inaugural Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, recent RISD grads showed work addressing the future of housing in the South Korean megacity.

Adaptive Reuse in Context

New Assistant Professor Stefano Corbo teaches graduate students to see the practice of interior architecture as a conversation between the past and present.