RISD Students Share Final Projects in Fall 2022 Critiques

As the semester comes to a close, grads and undergrads in every department gather constructive criticism for their inspiring work.

Researchers Think a Key to Cooling Cities Lies in Naples’ Ancient Aqueducts

The Cool City Project headed up by RISD faculty member Nick De Pace looks to use the city’s existing infrastructure to combat life-threatening heat waves.

The Return of the Design-Build

First-year Landscape Architecture students learn valuable skills of the trade by collaborating on an observation deck at Tillinghast Farm.

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.”