Posts Tagged ‘Architecture’

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 […]

Yeadon Project Published in Iran

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently featured in research presented and published by Iranian engineers at the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Research Findings in Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Management. In their paper, titled رویکرد هوشمند سازی در نماهای متحرک ساختمان سازگار با محیط (An Intelligent Approach to Moving Environment-Friendly Buildings) Farnoush Namdarpour […]

Briggs, Knowles, and Schneider Accelerate Eco-Design Project

Laura Briggs (Critic, Architecture), Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture), Brett Schneider (Assistant Professor, Architecture), and Brown University’s Derek Stein (Associate Professor, Physics) have been selected to be part of the 2018 cohort at the Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG), a business accelerator which “creates a positive social and economic impacts by supporting social entrepreneurs with the tools […]

Leski, Bardt, and Ryan Win RI-AIA Awards

Kyna Leski (Professor, Architecture), Christopher Bardt (Professor, Architecture), and Jack Ryan (Critic, Interior Architecture) were recently awarded two prizes by the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for their Heather Hills House and Sakonnet River Residence. The Heather Hills House (above) won an Honor Award, the highest award in the residential […]

Yeadon Project, Wind Forest, Exhibited in Houston

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland are featured in a new exhibition at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The exhibition includes, Wind Forest, a permanent art  installation that uses placemaking and an innovative form of oscillating wind power to generate electricity at the scale of urban infrastructure. Capable of powering […]

Schneider Unpacking at Beaux Arts Ball

Brett Schneider (Assistant Professor, Architecture) and his co-designer Lizzie Hodges with RISD alumni Farinaz Moslemi and Andrea Kelly designed a site specific installation, UNPACKING, to transform industrial space at the Brooklyn Navy Yard for the Architectural League of New York’s 2017 Beaux Arts Ball. The installation used a calibrated rigging system anchored to the exposed steel structure […]

Knowles Publishes on Membrane based Enclosures

Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture) and his fellow authors; Helen Bergstrom (Brown University), Ryan Abendroth (Washington University), and Derek Stein (Brown University) have recently published an article entitled, Performance Based Simulations for Membrane based Enclosures, in the fall issue of the TAD Journal (Technology | Architecture + Design). The authors outlined the design process of Techstyle Haus, […]