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Brett Schneider: Conversations (RISD Lecture, Spring 2017)

By Graham Rice | Apr 03, 2017

Brett Schneider is the Senior Associate at Guy Nordenson and Associates (structural engineers) in New York NY and Assistant Professor of Architecture at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence RI.  In his almost 20 years at Guy Nordenson and Associates, he has contributed to the structural engineering of projects with leading architects including: Michael continue reading…


By Graham Rice | Mar 10, 2017

Designer, Petra Blaisse, discusses the dynamic environments — interior, exhibition, and landscape — her studio, Inside Outside, creates. Architectural and cultural context informs the use of flexible forms of architecture and spatial composition. Soft and pliable — often living — materials create movement and ever-changing effects, along with sound, light, climate and the effects of continue reading…

Enrique Walker Lecture: Design Theories, 1966

By Graham Rice | Dec 06, 2016

Peri-Industrial Lecture

By Graham Rice | Nov 15, 2016


Javier Maroto Lecture

By Carl Lostritto | Nov 28, 2012

Living is Better than Inhabiting

Suzanne Blier Lecture

By Carl Lostritto | Oct 28, 2012

World Map: A New Web Platform for Artists and Architects

Warren Schwartz and Angela Hyatt Lecture

By Carl Lostritto | Sep 28, 2012

“Survivor (Season 33)”

Spring 2017 Events

  • February 23, 6:30 PM Brett Schneider, Guy Nordenson and Associates & RISD Architecture
  • March 2, 6:30 PM at RISD Auditorium Petra Blaisse, Inside Outside, Hosted with INTAR, Textiles, RISD Museum
  • February 27, 6:30 PM Jeanette Kuo, Karamuk*Kuo
  • March 13, 6:30 PM Allan Wexler, Allan Wexler Studio, Hosted with ID
  • March 16, 6:30 PM Jarrett Walker, Jarrett Walker + Associates
  • April 3, 6:30 PM Kunle Adeyemi, NLÉ, Yoder Lecture
  • April 24, 6:30 PM Nader & Katie Faulkner, NADAAA, Shoemaker Lecture
  • May 11, 6:30 PM Shumi Bose, Central Saint Martins & Architectural Association

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  • Exploring Sound + Space at the RISD Museum A hush falls over the audience seated in the center of the RISD Museum’s Grand Gallery as multimedia performance piece Galapagos in C gets underway. Two Architecture students silently enter as mimes, gaze at a large 18th-century family portrait by Jacques-Luc Barbier-Walbonne and then strike a pose mimicking the subjects in the painting. read more...
  • Design Like a Girl “I hope that this class has encouraged students to be curious – to constantly question the built environment around them,” said Architecture grad student Rebecca McGee MArch 16 on Wednesday. As this year’s grad student faculty leader, she welcomed friends and family to a celebration of an ongoing partnership between RISD and Lincoln School, read more...
  • Ideas Born on Paper Architecture Professor Christopher Bardt BArch 83 has a longstanding personal connection to the work included in Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association, an exhibition on view at the RISD Museum through August 2. Sharing his impressions while walking through the show, he stops at a delicate graphite, ink wash and colored pencil drawing by British architect Michael Webb... read more...