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Interior Architecture

Summer 2020 information

Hours of operation: Monday–Friday, 8:30 am–4:30 pm

Interior Architecture staff are currently working remotely during normal business hours. You may leave a message for the office at 401 454-6272. For faster response time please email Wendy Abelson at wabelson@risd.edu.

At the intersection of architecture, conservation and design, Interior Architecture takes an innovative approach to the reuse and transformation of existing buildings. Advanced design studios focused on adaptive reuse are central to both the undergraduate and graduate programs. And unlike the fields of interior design and decoration, Interior Architecture looks less at the application of surface materials than at understanding the design of buildings from inside out.