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RISD Exhibit Allows Visitors to Virtually Cross Newport Pell Bridge

The Newport Daily News reports on Crossing the Pell project created by Interior Architecture graduate students in the spring.

RISD-Hyundai Partnership Explores Adaptive Ecologies

A multidisciplinary team builds on research conducted in the spring linking advanced technologies, public environments and personal experience.

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.

New-School Old World

RISD Global offers two virtual summer studios focused on the cultures and design traditions of Denmark and Italy. 

Students Propose Real-World Design Solutions

Industrial Design students offer innovative ideas for supporting sustainability in Rhode Island and beyond.

Maharam Fellowships Support Greater Good

In keeping with RISD’s strategic plan, this summer’s 10 Maharam fellows use their design skills to promote social justice and sustainability.

Check Out This Year’s Virtual End-of-year Exhibitions

The Architect’s Newspaper includes RISD Architecture in its roundup of student work.

Weaving a Multicultural Identity

Filipino New Englander Bhen Alan makes award-winning work expanding on his cultural heritage.

Extraordinary Film Festival Now on View

The Film/Animation/Video Class of 2021 takes audiences on a transformative journey into real and imagined worlds far away from the here and now.