Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Architecture + Landscape Design Programs

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  • The six-week summer residential Pre-College Program offers 16- to 18-year-old high school students a comprehensive introduction to the college art school experience. Students follow a college-level studio curriculum and live in RISD residence halls, in a full-immersion encounter with art and design education at the … Read More

  • Summer is the perfect time to come to Rhode Island School of Design to explore new avenues of personal and professional artistic development, or to reach a new level within a current direction. The Summer Studies Program in the visual and liberal arts encompasses a wide … Read More

  • Year-round, RISD/CE's Young Artist Program provides a strong grounding in the visual arts and encourages creative and personal growth through self-expression. Each course creates a dynamic environment where students build self-confidence along with a foundation of creative and technical skills. Classes are offered evenings and … Read More

Architecture + Landscape Design Courses

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  • Building Materials, Systems + Methods of Construction

    David Paolino, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — May 19, Mondays, 7-10pm

    An extensive knowledge of building materials and their use in the construction of interior spaces is a prerequisite for the interior designer. In this course, we survey the impact of… Read More
  • Reclaim Your Turf: A New Vision for the Front Yard

    Michael Veracka, Ages 18+, Mar 01 — Mar 15, Saturdays, 9:30am-12:30pm

    The front yard, the most visible part of the residential landscape, is often the least attractive and least useful -- an expanse of high-maintenance, water-hungry lawn and overgrown foundation plantings.… Read More
  • Paving with Brick + Stone (Weekend Workshop)

    Michael Veracka, Ages 18+, May 03, Saturday, 9am-12pm

    Brick, stone and cobblestone date back centuries and have been used as paving materials everywhere from the Appian Way to the streets of Nantucket. Learn the basic techniques for creating… Read More
  • Earth, Sea + Sky: Approaching Landscape Photography

    Shane Gutierrez, Ages 18+, Jun 09 — Aug 04, Mondays, 5:30-8:30pm

    A well-executed landscape photograph conveys not only the reality but the soul of the scene it surveys. This course is for photographers who want to develop that inner eye. Our… Read More
  • Fantasy Space Design Challenge

    Section 01, Lindsay Beebe, Ages 9-12, Jun 23 — Jul 03, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    If kids could design their very own playhouses or forts, what would they look like? Would they perch in a tree or stand on the ground? And what kind of… Read More
  • Introduction to Architectural Design

    Bob Pavlik, Ages 18+, Jul 03 — Aug 08, Thursdays + Fridays, 9am-4:30pm

    This course enables students to explore both the conceptual and practical realms of architecture through a series of studio projects, with supporting lecture content. Discussions focus on how experience, daily… Read More