Posts Tagged ‘global’

Yeadon project featured in Landscape Architecture

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland are featured in the March issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine for their large land art installation project, Wind Forest. In his article entitled, The Art of Infrastructure, staff writer Timothy E. Schuler examines the new energy infrastructure that will be provided by wind power and reviews a number […]

Yeadon Project Published in The Environment

  Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his collaborators in Scotland were featured in the February issue of The Environment for their work on Wind Forest, a public art power generator project. In the article entitled, The Great Energy Transition, authors Robert Ferry, Chris Fremantle, and Elizabeth Monoian state that “In order to entice people […]

Yeadon Lectures at China Academy of Art

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) will deliver a public lecture at the China Academy of Art (CAA) in Hangzhou, China, on March 8, 2017. His presentation, titled Material Manipulations will include some current and recent projects that use advanced materials and manufacturing to achieve design innovation. Yeadon is also running a workshop on biomaterials, smart materials, […]

Yeadon Spys Urban Surveillance Interview

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) was recently interviewed by theorist Felix Hoepner on the theme of expanded urban surveillance for the new edition of Moinopolis, which is an annual publication that disseminates explorations on contemporary problems by architectural theorists. The theme of this year’s edition is Observations, which “aims to approach new strategies of spatial […]

Yeadon lectures at the Royal College of Art

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently delivered a lecture at the Royal College of Art in London. His presentation, entitled Nanovation: a new architectural problem focused on challenges that smart materials and nanomaterials present to those engaged in innovation. Yeadon posited a future trajectory for nanomaterials in architecture by using architecture’s own history of materials advancements, from stone and cast […]

Chief Critic, Faculty Fellow and Global grants announced

RISD Faculty Fellow: Congratulations to Paolo Cardini, who has been named the Global Faculty Fellow at RISD for AY2016-2017. As the fellow, Paolo Cardini will spend a part of the academic year developing a Global Futures Lab within the RISD Global space where he will work with RISD students to develop discursive design projects that […]

Boston Intercultural Skills Conference

Boston Intercultural Skills Conference (BISC), 2/12, at Boston College The Boston Intercultural Skills Conference (BISC), scheduled to take place at Boston College on February 12, 2016, is an exciting new event designed for faculty and staff interested in learning best practices for promoting intercultural skills development in education abroad. The conference will feature a keynote […]

2016 TCK/Global Nomad Conference

Dear 2015 TCK/Global Nomad Conference Attendee, We are excited to announce that the 2016 TCK/Global Nomad Conference will be on Feb 27, 2016. If you are interested in attending (or know someone who might), please read the information below: – Attached are the TCKRegistrationFormFeb2016 and Presentation Proposal forms. Every attendee must fill in the Registration […]

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak | global lecture & forum

All faculty are invited to join Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak’s lecture “As My Work Pulls Me” in the RISD Auditorium on Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30PM. To RSVP please visit: On November 19, Professor Spivak will lead a Global Forum for faculty that specifically looks at pedagogy and teaching as it relates to her recent publication […]

Global Initiative Chat with Cloud Eye Control

Global Initiative Chat with Cloud Eye Control Monday, November 16 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm Memorial Hall, Taproom, 4th floor. 226 Benefit Street, Providence, RI Discuss world issues with RISD Global Initiative and Cloud Eye Control, an eight-member performance collective (including Miwa Matreyek, Anna Oxygen and Chi-wang Yang). Cloud Eye Control is in Providence to perform Half Life, a […]