Rhode Island School of Design
2 College St
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
United States
Toll Free: 800-364-RISD

Founded in 1877, Rhode Island School of Design (pronounced “RIZ-dee”) is one of the oldest and best-known colleges of art and design in the U.S. Each year nearly 2,500 students from around the world pursue a creative, studio-based education at RISD, which offers rigorous bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in 19 majors within the fields of architecture, design, fine arts and art education. Students value the extraordinary artists and designers who teach at RISD, the breadth of its specialized facilities and its hands-on approach to learning. Required courses in the liberal arts enrich the studio experience, equipping graduates to make meaningful contributions to their communities. Through their creative thinking and problem solving in a broad range of fields, RISD’s 26,000 alumni exemplify the vital role artists and designers play in fueling global innovation. The college is located in Providence, Rhode Island – home to an active arts community and conveniently located between two other major cultural centers: Boston and New York.

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Carl Lostritto

Carl Lostritto conducts research and teaches in the area of computational design with an emphasis on drawing and media.He is currently Assistant Professor of Architecture at RISD. He previously taught architecture and design at The Boston Architectural College, The Catholic University of America, The University of Maryland, and The Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His teaching has spanned all levels of design curricula including introductory and advanced architectural studios, design seminars, and workshops. He recently taught a high school level outreach program at MIT and a fabrication and digital craft research studio, which was supported by an Education Committee Grant at the Boston Architectural College.Concurrent to teaching, he operates a computational design consultancy, which partners with artists, architects, and designers on projects of various types and scales including web design, print media, graphic design, prototyping, installations and buildings.He studied in a post-professional research program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology within the Design and Computation Group. His professional architecture degree was earned at the University of Maryland.