Liliane Wong (Professor, Interior Architecture) has recently published her new book, Adaptive Reuse: Extending the Lives of Buildings. The book is based on her class Theory of Adaptive Reuse and examines techniques for reusing and extending the live of existing structures. The adaptive reuse of buildings, where changes in the structure go along with new programs and […]
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Liliane Wong (Professor, Interior Architecture) presented “Unconventional Paths to Leadership” at the AIA Leadership Institute, in partnership with the Center for Civic Leadership, the Young Architects Forum, the Small Firm Round Table, and the National Associates Committee, hosted by the Boston Society of Architects.
The following studios and workshops will utilize the new RISD Co-Works space in Spring/Summer 2015: Convivial Tools: Workshops for Contrivance The objectives of the three 4-week, 1-credit workshops proposed for Co-Works are to create a shared infrastructure and support affinities of research founded on collaborative working. A long-term purpose of the pilot of serial 1-credit […]
Int|AR Journal Volume 5 was launched in Europe this summer. Exploring the theme of “Resilence and Adaptability,” this issue emerged out of dialogue between the Department of Interior Architecture and the Division of Liberal Arts. Editors in chief Markus Berger (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) and Liliane Wong (Professor, Interior Architecture) and Graphic Design editor Ernesto Aparicio […]
Liliane Wong (Professor, Interior Architecture) discussed adaptive reuse as a viable option for historic structures at the speaker series “Future of Historic Cities: Perspectives on Managing Change,” sponsored by the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. The topic, “The Road to Immortality: Adaptive Reuse Past and Present,” was presented at the Stanford White Casino Theatre, Newport, R.I.
The monumental technical textile intervention to the National Landmark Newport Congregational Church, the work produced by the Interior Architecture MA class of 2013 in a cross disciplinary studio co-taught by Eduardo Benamor-Duarte (Assistant Professor, Interior Architecture) and Liliane Wong (Professor, Interior Architecture) and Lee Boroson (Senior Critic, Sculpture), will be part of an exhibit at […]
Liliane Wong (Professor, Interior Architecture) recently spoke about “Redesigning Historic Spaces” with show host Dave Fallon on “The Bottom Line,” Rhode Island National Public Radio’s weekly business segment. In the ten minute segment, which aired in July, they discussed adaptive reuse – the promise and challenges of turning old buildings into new spaces – for […]
An interdisciplinary and interdivisional collaboration in seminal text on technical textiles, “Flexible Composite Materials,” edited by Rene Motro and published by Birkhauser, was released this summer. A chapter on “Interior Textiles” was co-authored by Anais Missakian (Professor, Textiles), Khipra Nichols (Associate Professor, Industrial Design), and Liliane Wong (Professor, Interior Architecture).