Friedrich St. Florian heads south
Alumnus Tim DeCoster is keeping us up to date on RISD professor emeritus Friedrich St. Florian’s latest project in Charlotte, NC via the firm’s Flickr photostream.
RISD Grad Student is Runner-Up in Metropolis...
SOLAR MASONRY UNIT Alexander Keller Providence, Rhode Island In an age of high-performance glass skins and pollution-eating concrete, it was only a matter of time before someone put the fusty old brick to work. Alexander Keller’s Solar Masonry Units convert the sun’s energy to electricity that can power laptops, washing machines, and even electric cars. “We are surrounded by brick...
The 2010 Degree Project Reviews are happening this weekend at Woods Gerry; the DP program is available to read online via issuu. Click the image above for a larger version.
The website for the event posted below can be found here: http://www.abitare.it/events/living-layers/
Maltzan inspires Wentworth’s new grads
Last Sunday architect Michael Maltzan BArch ’85 delivered an eloquent Commencement address at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, where he also picked up an honorary degree in Engineering Technology. As founder and principal of Michael Maltzan Architecture in Los Angeles, he was invited to deliver the Commencement keynote as a means of celebrating the first class of Wentworth students...
A house by Irving B. Haynes.
Found this blogpost on Irving B. Haynes, a graduate of RISD (Bachelor of Science/Architecture) 1953, posted earlier this year (via MODREMOD). Enjoy it! … The average cost of a house in the U.S. in 1972: $27,550. Roughly what you’d pay today for a Chevy Impala fully loaded, if you actually wanted such a thing. I’ll take the house, please. What it cost in 1972 to have the fairly modest...
Form Tomorrow, a 501c3 non-profit closely associated with Stempel Form PC Architects is offering a summer internship opportunity. The internship includes several educational opportunities, including talks, and participation in workshops being run by Form Tomorrow. The internship is unpaid, however, room and board is offered. Students will be located close to national parks, and other fantastic...
Alex Auriema, Valentina Vetturi, in collaboration...
Living Layers is a conceptual project and residency proposed by Wunderkammern in collaboration with MACRO. The first cycle involves the participation of two artist; Valentina Vetturi and Alex Auriema, B.Arch 2009 with the collaboration of Cesare Pietroiusti. For two weeks Valentina and Alex lived and worked in the neighborhood of Torpigetara (Rome) with the intent of working directly with and...
SNOW Lookbook Fall 2010 A lookboof for silk scarves by Liz Snow (MArch 2009).
Our most recent lecture in our Lecture Series here at RISD was my professors Maria Guest and Mohamed Sharif of Sharif/Guest Studios (www.sharifgueststudio.com) which is located in Cambridge, MA and Santa Monica, CA. The lecture and exhibit focused on their competition entry for the redesign of the architecture building’s lecture hall and their winning design for the redesign of our old...