Architecture and Design

Rose Gives Keynote at STEAMHouse Research Event

Chris Rose (Senior Critic, Furniture Design) was invited to give the opening Keynote address for the research day set to explore the scope of Birmingham City University’s new $20 million UK / EU funded creative regeneration and adaptive reuse project beginning at the site of the former Typhoo Tea factory in the city center. Described […]

Rebola Awarded Grant to Design Aid for OD Victims

Claudia Rébola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and her research partner Geoff Capraro, MD faculty member in Emergency Medicine at Brown University’s Alpert School of Medicine and have received a grant from the Rhode Island Department of Health to support their innovative approach to improve the capacity of Rhode Islanders to rescue the lives of victims […]

Yeadon project featured in Landscape Architecture

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland are featured in the March issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine for their large land art installation project, Wind Forest. In his article entitled, The Art of Infrastructure, staff writer Timothy E. Schuler examines the new energy infrastructure that will be provided by wind power and reviews a number […]

Hogarth and Rihouet Give Paper at CAA Conference

Emma Hogarth (Critic, Experimental and Foundation Studies) and Pascale Rihouet (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) gave a paper entitled, Motion, Space, and Place: a Successful Design Studio/Art History Collaboration, at the 2017 College Art Association Annual Meeting held in XXXX. The paper was part of the session Art History for Studio Art and Graphic […]

Wong Presents at UPenn’s Design + Heritage Symposium

Liliane Wong (Department Head and Professor, Interior Architecture) recently presented, Snapchatting Heritage, at the University of Pennsylvania Design + Heritage Symposium. Snapchatting Heritage is the current work of the students of Interior Architecture’s Master of Art in Adaptive Reuse. The project which focuses on the impact of sea level rise on a neighborhood of Newport […]

Rebola and Cannon Organize IDSA NE Conference at RISD

Claudia Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Charlie Cannon (Department Head and Associate Professor, Industrial Design)  co-organized the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Northeast District Design Conference, which was held at the Rhode Island School of Design last week. The conference was also organized with Ayse Birsel who is the Northeast District VP on the IDSA […]

Knowles Invited to Consult at Washington University

Jonathan Knowles (Associate Professor, Architecture) has been invited to participate in the Degree Project Technical Consultations at the School of Architecture Washington University in St. Louis due to his “strong interest in technology and environmental systems.” The School of Architecture Degree Project Studio is the final studio in the Graduate School and students are expected […]

Yeadon Project Published in The Environment

  Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland were featured in the February issue of The Environment for their work on Wind Forest, a public art power generator project. In the article entitled, The Great Energy Transition, authors Robert Ferry, Chris Fremantle, and Elizabeth Monoian state that “In order to entice people […]