Posts Tagged ‘Aaron Forrest’

RISD Architecture Wins ACSA Award for Southlight

The RISD Department of Architecture received the Collaborative Practice award for the Southlight project at the most recent annual meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). The Collaborative Practice award recognizes programs and projects that demonstrate how faculty, students, and community/civic clients work to realize common objectives. The project was a collaboration […]

Schneider, Forrest, Vobis Publish on Chicago Horizon

Brett Schneider (Assistant Professor, Architecture) recently co-authored a paper for the 2017 International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE)  Symposium, Engineering the Future. The paper was entitled, Development of a Two-way Column-supported Flat Plate in Cross Laminated Timber, and was co-authored with Aaron Forrest (Assistant Professor, Architecture) and Yasmin Vobis (Critic, Architecture). It was also […]

‘Southlight’ Project Receives Awards from AIA Rhode Island

The Southlight Project, a year-long design-build led by faculty Aaron Forrest (Assistant Professor, Architecture), Yasmin Vobis (Critic, Architecture), Elettra Bordonaro (Critic, Architecture), Katy Foley (Critic, Landscape Architecture) and Laura Briggs (Associate Professor, Architecture), was awarded two design awards at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Rhode Island Chapter 2016 banquet. In the project RISD students […]

Vobis & Forrest Show Their Many Sides in Places Magazine

Aaron Forrest (Assistant Professor, Architecture) and Yasmin Vobis (Critic, Architecture) are featured in a series of articles in Places magazine where a range of architects explore the relationship between the domestic structure of fairy tales and the imaginative realm of architecture. The series is curated by the architects Kate and Andrew Bernheimer. Vobis and Forrest […]

Forrest, Vobis, and Schneider Work with Wood

Aaron Forrest (Assistant Professor, Architecture) recently spoke on a panel at the American Institute of Architects Center for Architecture (536 LaGuardia Place, New York) on the use of wood in the architecture of Finland and the United States. The panel discussion was part of a program of events around the center’s exhibition Annual Rings: A New […]

Forrest, Vobis, and Schneider selected for Chicago Architecture Biennial

A team of Architecture faculty Aaron Forrest (Assistant Professor, Architecture), Yasmin Vobis (Critic, Architecture), and Brett Schneider (Assistant Professor, Architecture) has been selected as the winner of the Lakefront Kiosk Competition held by the Chicago Architecture Biennial. The team was selected unanimously over 420 entries by a jury that included architects David Adjaye, Jeanne Gang, […]

Welcome new faculty and term appointments

Academic Affairs is pleased to welcome these new faculty and term appointments to RISD. Thank you to the search committees for their considerable time and effort this year. ​ Full-time Appointments: Apparel Design Gwen van den Eijnde, Assistant Professor Neil Gilks, Associate Professor Architecture Aaron Forrest, Assistant Professor Experimental and Foundation Studies Dawn Clements, Assistant […]

RISD-led team named “National Parks Now” Competition finalist

An interdisciplinary design team led by RISD faculty and alumni was selected by Van Alen Institute and the National Park Service as a finalist in the National Parks Now competition. The team, composed of Aaron Forrest (Assistant Professor, Architecture) and Yasmin Vobis (, Suzanne Mathew (Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture), video artist Noah Klersfeld (B.Arch, 1996, […]