Posts Tagged ‘Landscape Architecture’

Rebola & Hermann Present on Computer-Human Interactions

Claudia Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Lili Hermann (Professor, Landscape Architecture) presented a paper at the Tenth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions, in the special track, D4HA: Designing for Healthy Aging. Their paper entitled, Design Thinking as a Process for Innovative Older Adult Applications, introduced a seven-phase “P” methodology for design thinking addressing […]

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 Localizing Coordinates Exhibition, Seeking Submissions

GA Collaborative led by Michael Leighton Beaman (Critic, Interior Architecture) Yutaka Sho (LA, 01), Zaneta Hong (ID, 03) and James Setzler, in collaboration with Tyler Survant of Shop Architects, is seeking submissions to the Localizing Coordinates Exhibition being held at Syracuse University’s Fisher Center in mid-town Manhattan. The story of the African built environment is […]

RISD representatives at AICAD 2015

The following RISD representatives will be presenting at the 2015 AICAD Symposium, hosted by California College of the Arts, November 5-7, 2015. Brooks Hagan, Assistant Professor, Textiles: Funding Science Initiatives Brooks Hagan, Assistant Professor, Textiles: Machine Crafted Daniel Hewett, Executive Director, Research: Artist’s Tools/Scientist’s Tools Joy Ko, Critic, Architecture: Machine Crafted Neal Overstrom, Director, Nature […]

Welcome new faculty and term appointments

Academic Affairs is pleased to welcome these new faculty and term appointments to RISD. Thank you to the search committees for their considerable time and effort this year. ​ Full-time Appointments: Apparel Design Gwen van den Eijnde, Assistant Professor Neil Gilks, Associate Professor Architecture Aaron Forrest, Assistant Professor Experimental and Foundation Studies Dawn Clements, Assistant […]

Hartness publishes on “Hybrid Drawing”

Andrew Hartness (Critic, Landscape Architecture) published two invited essays about representation techniques practiced through RISD’s hybrid drawing curriculum in the book Representing Landscapes: Digital. The essays, “Reinforcement through Opposition: Metrics and Emotion in Project Visualization” and “Alternative Revelations of Sections: Origins of the subjective section,” showcase methods used in advanced representation (“hybrid drawing”) to explain complex spatial […]

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 […]

Placemaking in the Creative Capital: Innovating Urban Districts

Places do not grow organically. Every place is socially, economically, and structurally produced and designed by people, and not without equal parts conflict, creativity, and community collaboration. We welcome you to a presentation, panel discussion, and Q & A between planners, designers, and scholars from across the US about innovative place-making practices and paradigms. This […]

RISD-led team named “National Parks Now” Competition finalist

An interdisciplinary design team led by RISD faculty and alumni was selected by Van Alen Institute and the National Park Service as a finalist in the National Parks Now competition. The team, composed of Aaron Forrest (Assistant Professor, Architecture) and Yasmin Vobis (www.ultramoderne.net), Suzanne Mathew (Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture), video artist Noah Klersfeld (B.Arch, 1996, […]

Innovating Urban Districts: place making in the “Creative Capital”

Places do not grow organically. Every place is socially, economically, and structurally produced and designed by people, and not without equal parts conflict, creativity, and community collaboration. We welcome you to attend a panel discussion between planners, designers, and scholars from across the US about innovative place-making practices and paradigms. Bob Azar, Associate Professor of […]