Co-founded by RISD Professor Elizabeth Dean Hermann, the Institute for Sustainable Urban Societies develops innovative solutions to the complex issues facing dense metropolises in the world’s most endangered coastal zones.
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RISD was the first art and design school ever to enter NASA’s Great Moonbuggy Race, an annual competition sponsored by the US Space & Rocket Center.
In learning first-hand about the traditional crafts of this West African country, students gained new insights into their own work and practices.
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