Restoring the Blackstone River

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Emily Vogler and alum José R. Menéndez are bringing communities together through the Blackstone River Commons.

RISD Global Flies Again

Students are exploring European cultural and design traditions this summer in Denmark, France, Italy and the Azores.

Immersive Airport Design

Students reconceive Boston’s Logan Airport using augmented, virtual and mixed-reality technologies.

Preparing for Rising Seas

Landscape Architecture students develop environmentally just proposals for managing sea-level rise in the Narragansett Bay as part of the Envision Resilience Challenge.

Drawing People In

Popup installations created by students in a fall Landscape Architecture studio capture the imaginations of Providence residents.

Reclaiming the Blackstone

Students in a cross-disciplinary fall studio interpret cultural history and use geo-textiles to restore what was once described as “America’s hardest-working river.”

Crossing the Pell 

RISD Interior Architecture students propose innovative designs for adding pedestrian and cycling lanes to the suspension bridge connecting Newport and Jamestown, RI.

Rethinking the Materials Lifecycle

New grad Fengijao Ge presents an innovative project at this year’s Antenna conference that repurposes textiles waste to combat erosion.

Planning for the New Public Realm

Remote learning has inspired a dynamic revamp of a core Landscape Architecture studio—and a heightened sense of mission.