Architecture and Design

Yugon Kim Completes Hardwood CLT Structure

Yugon Kim (Critic, Interior Architecture) has just completed the first hardwood Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) structure in the United States for the Columbus Exhibition in Columbus, Indiana. Yugon Kim was selected amongst 10 other Miller Prize Finalists to design and construct an installation in the main plaza of the city. IKD the design practice in […]

Soulellis Leads RISD Reykjavik

Paul Soulellis (Assistant Professor, Graphic Design) has recently returned from leading the RISD Reykjavik program. The students were able to engage in a diverse range of experiences that included explorations of Iceland’s unique landscapes and also working with two New York City based sound/video artists for the last three weeks of the program. The culmination […]

Lostritto Projects into The Night Gallery

Carl Lostritto (Assistant Professor, Architecture) was one of four exhibitors recently featured in The Architect’s Newspaper. The article reviewed a series of month long installations at the Night Gallery in Chicago, which is curated by Future Firm. Lostritto exhibited a series of drawings and a corresponding animated version of the architectural geometry. From the article: […]

Duarte presents at Biodigital Architecture Conference

Eduardo Benamor Duarte (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) presented a paper “Morphogenetic vs. Morphodynamics: Design and Prototyping of Porcelain Sine Wave Surfaces” at the 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BIODIGITAL ARCHITECTURE & GENETICS – BARCELONA. The conference was hosted at the ESARQ School of Architecture UIC Barcelona (Universitat Internacional de Catalunya) on 7th – 9th June, 2017.

A Happening of the Abstract Technical

Two artists who practice within and around the discipline of Architecture–Carl Lostritto (Assistant Professor, Architecture) and Mike Nesbit–exhibit and perform a live studio session of their ongoing collaboration. Both Lostritto and Nesbit use their work to provoke architectural questions via structured procedures. In Lostritto’s work, he controls algorithms in the domain of drawing. In Nesbit’s […]

Yeadon Thrice Featured in Transmaterial Next

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his colleagues are featured in a new book released by Princeton Architectural Press. The book, Transmaterial Next: A Catalogue of Materials That Redefine Our Future, includes three of their innovative projects. It is the latest installment in the bestselling Transmaterial series by Blaine Brownell, one of the preeminent scholars of […]

Leski Featured in Graphisoft Article

Kyna Leski  (Professor, Architecture) is featured in an article on the Graphisoft blog written by architectural writer Louis Postel. In the piece Leski and Postel discuss the generous permission needed for creative discovery during times of crisis. The article also references the creative process of Leski’s architect father Tadeusz ‘Tad’ Leski in designing the chandeliers […]

Skolos and Wedell Featured in Communication Arts

Nancy Skolos (Dean, Architecture + Design) and Tom Wedell (Senior Critic, Graphic Design) were recently profiled in Communication Arts. The interview focused on how their work at RISD was incorporated into their private practice and how their designs are constructed both in terms of 2D and 3D layering and the selection of type. In addition to […]

Rebola & Hermann Present on Computer-Human Interactions

Claudia Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Lili Hermann (Professor, Landscape Architecture) presented a paper at the Tenth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions, in the special track, D4HA: Designing for Healthy Aging. Their paper entitled, Design Thinking as a Process for Innovative Older Adult Applications, introduced a seven-phase “P” methodology for design thinking addressing […]