Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

Yugon Kim to Present at BuildingEnergy Boston 03/09/16

Yugon Kim (Critic, Interior Architecture) will present Combating Climate Change with Timber Construction at the 2016 Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) Building Energy Conference in Boston on 9th March 2016. The presentation will introduce innovations in timber technology and through case studies demonstrate the wide range of environmental benefits. Currently, buildings in the United States account for […]

Yeadon joins NYC Climate Museum jury

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) has been invited to join Olafur Eliasson and James Stewart Polshek on the competition jury for The Climate Museum in New York City. The museum’s mission is to raise public awareness of our greatest challenge, climate change, and move that issue to the center of public life and civic engagement. […]

White organizes RISD/Brown Symposium “Hybridity, Climate Change and the Anthropocene”

Damian White (Professor and Department Head, History, Philosophy and Social Science) has organized a RISD/Brown Spring Symposium with Timmons Roberts (Ittleson Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology, Brown University). The symposium is entitled: “Hybridity, Climate Change and the Anthropocene.” 1st Meeting of the New England Critical Environmental Studies Workshop Friday 21st November 2014 12-6pm Hybridity, […]

Beaman presents at the Design for Urban Disaster conference

Michael Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) presented a session at the Design for Urban Disaster Conference, Harvard University, May 5-7, 2014, with Zaneta Hong (Harvard University), Yutaka Sho (Syracuse University) and James Setzler (GA Collaborative). The discussion focused on how, in the context of accelerating climate change, where human actions have demonstrably altered the patterns and […]

Cieri on “Sea-Level in Boston”

Marie Cieri (Critic, Graduate Studies; Lecturer, HPSS) will present a paper on “Sea-Level in Boston: A Geographic Art Intervention” during the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) April 8-12, 2014 in Tampa, FL. As stated in Cieri’s paper abstract, “Recent maps of potential sea-level rise in Boston show significant loss of land, […]

RI STAC Call for Proposals

Through the Collaborative Research Grant program, the RI Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) makes available funding to support multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary projects that focus on building research capacity and infrastructure across institutions to advance the competitiveness of RI researchers. The 2014 Collaborative Research Grant Call for Proposals is now posted on the STAC website with […]

Yeadon Joins ONE Prize Jury

Peter Yeadon (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) will join a stellar lineup of jurors for the 2013 ONE Prize. The annual competition focuses on the social, economic, and ecological possibilities of urban transformation. This year’s competition, STORMPROOF, is set in the context of severe climate dynamism. The call challenges designers to alleviate storm impact through various […]

Nicole Merola and Peter Hocking: Representing Anthropogenic Climate Change: Marine Environments

“How can we convert into image and narrative the disasters that are slow moving and long in the making?” Rob Nixon, Slow Violence and the Environment of the Poor. This 6-credit interdisciplinary course, team-taught by Nicole Merola and Peter Hocking, offers students the chance to use collaborative and creative inquiry to explore the effects of […]