BAGGAGE CLAIMS OPENS AT THE WEATHERSPOON

01/25/18

Baggage Claims, an exhibition exploring the meaning of baggage, both physical and psychological, in the context of globalization and its impact on cultural identity, opens this Saturday, Jan 27 at the University of North Carolina's Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro. R+L developed the exhibition's display concepts with curators C2 (curatorsquared) and exhibition organizer the Orlando Museum of Art. A director's preview & curator's talk will be held Fri, Jan 26 at 5:30-8:00pm in WAM's galleries. MORE>

 

PARSONS MAKING CENTER WINS AIANY DESIGN AWARD

01/08/18

Rice+Lipka is pleased to announce that the Parsons Making Center at The New School, has been selected for a 2018 AIA New York Design Award. The 26,000sf multi-disciplinary facility supports the most advanced practices in digital technology & physical craft in a raw, unprecious working environment. As universities increasingly assign pedagogical space, the Center subverts the norm with a physical & programmatic openness that informally brings thinker-creators together with over half of its space dedicated to not being dedicated. The award will be conferred at the 2018 AIANY Design Awards presentation on April 20. MORE >

 

PARSONS SCHOOL OF ART, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY OPENS

10/29/17

Parsons School of Art, Media & Technology has moved into its new 15,400sf studio facilities and administrative hub at Fifth Avenue & 13th Street. R+L stripped away decades of wall-building to open-up the floor and reveal substantial masonry perimeter walls and arched ceilings. Communications Design, Data Visualization, Design & Technology, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration and Photography share the space that includes design studios, digital studios, open collaborative workspaces and a large multi-function shoot studio/event space with flexible draped bays for Parsons’ photography program. R+L wrapped the school’s group meeting spaces around the existing U-shaped lightcourt, consolidating private programs to maximize the flexibility & openness of the academic spaces. MORE>