Posts Tagged ‘global’

Yeadon Lectures in Seoul

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently delivered a lecture at Ewha Womans University’s College of Art & Design in Seoul, Korea. His presentation included some of his current and recent projects that use advanced materials and manufacturing to achieve design innovation. He concluded with a focus on a fungal bioplastic that is soluble in water; he […]

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 […]

Yeadon featured in new transdisciplinary book: XXL – XS

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) has been included in a new book by Actar Publishers, the book features a  nano-robotics project developed at his practice in New York City. The book, XXL – XS. New Directions in Ecological Design, was edited by Dr. Mitchell Joachim (New York University) and Michael Silver (University of Buffalo), with interviews and […]

Yeadon Thrice Featured in Transmaterial Next

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and his colleagues are featured in a new book released by Princeton Architectural Press. The book, Transmaterial Next: A Catalogue of Materials That Redefine Our Future, includes three of their innovative projects. It is the latest installment in the bestselling Transmaterial series by Blaine Brownell, one of the preeminent scholars of […]

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 […]