Posts Tagged ‘Architecture’

Yeadon’s Sketchbooks Acquired by CCA

The Canadian Center for Architecture (CCA) in Montréal has acquired the four Prix de Rome sketchbooks completed by Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) in 2000. The four books will be added to the CCA’s substantial archival holdings, which is perhaps the largest collection of architectural works in the world and features “complete works or projects […]

Schneider Publishes on Mass Timber

Brett Schneider (Assistant Professor, Architecture) published, The Art and Craft of Mass Timber, in the Spring/Summer issue of the Harvard Design Magazine titled, Into the Woods. The issue “treks into the woods to come to terms with its precarious status as habitat and resource, and to challenge assumptions about wood as material.” Schneider’s article traces […]

Yeadon Wins London International Creative Award

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and two collaborators has just received an award at the 2017 London International Creative Competition. Thousands of submissions were reviewed by the jury, which awarded an Honorable Mention to Yeadon, Jesse Asjes, and Laura Wickesberg for their BLOOM project. BLOOM regulates acoustic issues in large spaces by opening and closing […]

Knowles and Students Selected as Finalists for Race-to-Zero

Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture) and his students were selected as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy, Race to Zero, student design competition. This semester, students in Knowles’ technology seminar used the Race to Zero competition as a prompt to develop an affordable and energy-efficient micro-house for the City of Providence. His team presented to industry-recognized jurors […]

Yeadon Project Published in Biomimicry Book

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently featured in a new book on biomimicry, entitled, Interdisciplinary Expansions in Engineering and Design with the Power of Biomimicry. The chapter, Biomimetic Facade Applications for a More Sustainable Future, was written by Ayça Tokuç, Fatma Feyzal Özkaban and Özge Andiç Çakır includes Yeadon’s research on an interactive facade system . […]

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 […]

Yeadon Project Published in Lithuania

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently referenced in STRUCTUM, a Vilnius-based magazine that focuses on the built environment, which recently reviewed his research on an interactive facade system prototype. In the article entitled, Šiuolaikinių pastatų fasadai: nuo atspindinčių grožį iki valančių orą, author Giedrė Linden surveys a number of approaches to the design of […]

Knowles, Techstyle Haus, at ACSA Annual Meeting

  Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture) was invited to speak about the Techstyle Haus project during the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. The theme of the meeting was ‘The Ethical Imperative’ which sought to examine the material, cultural, and economic effects of architecture and how these impact the ethical […]

Yeadon Project Featured in Academic Paper

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently featured in the Institute of Physics (IOP) Materials Science and Engineering conference publication for 2017. Dr. Bogusawa Konarzewska (Gdańsk University of Technology) presented a research paper entitled, Smart Materials in Architecture: Useful Tools with Practical Applications or Fascinating Inventions for Experimental Design?, which discussed an interactive facade system prototype […]

Yeadon Work Published by Japanese Researchers

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently had his research prototype interactive facade system featured by two researchers at Sugiyama Jogakuen University in Nogoya, Japan, have published a paper in Architecture Research. In their article, titled, On the Aesthetics of Seasonally Adaptive Buildings – A Morphological Approach towards Climate Responsive Architecture,  Agnes Nyilas and Yoshihito Kurazumi write […]