Posts Tagged ‘book’

Wong’s Adaptive Reuse Book Released in Europe

Liliane Wong (Professor, Interior Architecture) has recently published her new book, Adaptive Reuse: Extending the Lives of Buildings. The book is based on her class Theory of Adaptive Reuse and examines techniques for reusing and extending the live of existing structures. The adaptive reuse of buildings, where changes in the structure go along with new programs and […]

Taborska Books Excerpts Published in The Guardian

Excerpts from Agnieszka Taborska’s (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) book The Unfinished Life of Phoebe Hicks appeared in UK based newspaper The Guardian. The fictional story of Phoebe Hicks is as much about the inspired star of spiritualist séances, as it is about the place in which the action unfolds, namely nineteenth-century […]

Liese’s ‘Social Medium’ at NY Book Fair

Social Medium: Artists Writing, 2000–2015, the first major anthology of 21st-century artists’ writings, will debut at the New York Art Book Fair, with preview copies and a panel discussion on 18th September at 3:00 PM. A collection of seventy-five texts by artist-writers from around the world, Social Medium, is edited by Writing Center director Jennifer […]

Beaman & Hong Open Platform 8 Exhibition at Harvard U.

Michael Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) and Zaneta Hong (ID ’02) have opened the Platform 8 Exhibition at the Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University (48 Quincy Street, Cambridge). The exhibition features research and design across multiple media forms and disciplines, chronicling a year of academic production from architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and their associated […]

Beaman’s Work Featured in Platform 8 Book

  Michael Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) work is featured in a new book entitled Platform 8, edited and designed by RISD alumna Zaneta Hong (ID ’02). Beaman contributed projects, text, and graphical design elements to the publication, which was designed as a companion to practice, education, and research for architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, and associated […]

Leski ‘The Storm of Creativity’ Generates Warm Front of Praise

Kyna Leski’s (Professor, Architecture) new book The Storm of Creativity (MIT Press, ISBN: 978-0-262-02994-0) has been reviewed and praised by the Times Higher Education and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Flora Samuel writing in the Times Higher Education called the book “thought-provoking and very readable.” While the Chronicle of Higher Education ProfHacker blog said Leski’s work […]

United Nations features Beaman work in habitat publication

Two housing projects from GA Collaborative, a non-profit design office run by Interior Architecture faculty Michael Leighton Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture), RISD alumni Yutaka Sho and Zaneta Hong, and Boston-based designer James Setzler are featured in the United Nations publication on Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility. The book examines best practices and innovative […]