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North Hall in Rhode Island
School of Design Residence on Rhode Island, USA – design by NADAAA
Oct 8, 2019
North Hall
Architect: NADAAA
Location: 60 Waterman Street, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Rhode Island School of Design Opens First Newly Constructed Residence Hall in 34 Years

The first cross-laminated timber-steel hybrid residence hall in New England, North Hall is an innovative model for reducing energy use, limiting environmental impact and providing a customized space designed to help students thrive

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) celebrates the opening of North Hall, the college?s first newly constructed residential facility to open in 34 years. The first cross-laminated timber (CLT)-steel hybrid residence hall in New England, the building is an innovative model for reducing energy use and limiting environmental impact while providing a customized space designed to allow students to thrive. An opening celebration will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 11 am?12 pm (with tours running until 2pm) during RISD Weekend, an annual three-day gathering that brings alumni and parents to campus for a variety of events and programming.
North Hall was designed by award-winning architect and RISD Architecture alumnus Nader Tehrani (RISD 86) in collaboration with fellow principals Katherine Faulkner and Arthur Chang and their Boston-based firm NADAAA. Thanks to thoughtf...
Source: e-architect
URL: https://www.e-architect.co.uk/

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