During its first two rounds of funding in 2012/13 the Division of Graduate Studies funded nine research projects. Faculty research projects which received funding as a result of the first two calls for proposals are listed below. Please contact supervising faculty for further information about the projects’ content. Project Title: Earth/RISD Design/Build and Future Conferences […]
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Jonathan Knowles (Asst. Professor, Architecture) received a 9000 euro grant from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) for travel to Germany during Wintersession. Knowles will take his Design Studio class to the University of Applied Sciences in Erfurt for the month of January to study and develop zero-energy housing prototypes.
Each year, the Division of Architecture and Design recognizes department members within the division with the Dean’s Recognition Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Well Being and Advancement of the Department. We are pleased to announce this year’s recipients: Catherine Andreozzi, Department Head, Apparel Design Wendy Abelson, Department Coordinator, Interior Architecture Marilyn Grear, Department Coordinator, Furniture […]
Jonathan Knowles (Assistant Professor, Architecture) and Laura Briggs (Critic, Architecture) are speaking about the work of their studio Briggs + Knowles as part of the Architecture Department’s lecture series at the University of Texas at Austin, Wednesday, November 16, 2011.
At its May 2011 meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the Committee on Faculty Appointments’ following recommendations for promotion: Catherine Andreozzi promoted to Associate Professor, Apparel Design Bethany Johns promoted to Professor, Graphic Design Jonathan Knowles promoted to Associate Professor, Architecture Nicole Merola promoted to Associate Professor, English Ellen Petraits promoted to Librarian III Please join […]
On April 14, 2011 Jonathan Knowles’ twelve Advanced Design Studio students presented their skyscraper competition projects to the Isover national jury in New York. 30 projects were submitted from around the country. The subject of the 2011 competition is to design a multiple use tower according to ISOVER Multi-Comfort-House energy efficient definition and with passive house components. The participants […]
During Spring Break Jonathan Knowles (Assistant Professor, Architecture) and his Advanced Studio students worked with their counterparts at the Erfurt University of Applied Sciences on Passive House construction and planning–now the international standard for energy conservation. Students from both institutions will enter an international competition for a sustainable skyscraper to be located in Lower Manhattan. The RISD students proposed […]
Jonathan Knowles (Assistant Professor, Architecture) has received a grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to mount a studio with faculty and students from Erfurt University of Applied Sciences. Erfurt University, located in the ancient city of Erfurt, Germany has incorporated PassivHaus standards into their curriculum. The Passive House approach to construction has become the international standard for energy conservation because of […]
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and Brown University are working together to demonstrate the capture, storage, and delivery of thermally generated electricity, harnessed by means of the Stirling Engine. The Stirling Engine operates by the cyclic compression and expansion of air or other gas at different temperature levels for a net conversion of heat energy into […]