Stories about studios + projects

I, Robot

In collaborating with architects, civil engineers and contractors on projects large and small, architectural designer Han Seok Nam MIA 08 finds that human error is a common problem.

Inner Space

Brooklyn artist Sui Park MDes 13 wowed critics with Thought Bubbles, a site-specific installation that was on view earlier this fall as part of the seventh annual Governors Island Art Fair in New York.

Design Pioneer Celebrated in Venice

In 1942, when Ruth Adler Schnee 45 IA left Detroit to attend RISD, she took an overnight train on the New York-bound Wolverine line.

Designs to Deliver Comfort

At the shelter run by Family Resources Community Action (FRCA) in Woonsocket, RI, six identical emergency apartments house four families in four bedrooms, with two shared bathrooms, a living room and an eat-in kitchen.

Students Re-envision a Historic Gem

Assistant Professor of Interior ArchitectureMarkus Berger and his students from RISD’s Masters program in Interior Architecture (Adaptive Reuse) want to broaden our thinking about historic preservation.

VELUX Helps Light the Way to Urban Farming

In the Architecture studio Skin Deep, Light as Air, students were asked to transform an abandoned 19th-century mill building in a low-income Providence neighborhood into a mixed-use facility that can support urban agriculture.

Open Intro to Studio Life

When prospective graduate students visited campus on November 16 for Graduate Studies’ annual IN FOcus session, they responded especially well to opportunities to talk with current students, who were eager to share information about their work, their program and life at RISD.

Creativity Cubed

A collaborative triad between RISD, Brown University and a team of RISD alumni has designers and architects thinking outside the box.

The Feeling of Flight

For their final project in a studio sponsored by Cessna, students created an installation that transports viewers to a place where time and space seem to disappear.

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