Topic: renovations

The exterior of the Providence Public Library, photographed here in 2015, will be renovated to feature larger windows and glass walls. The temporary library will be accessible through the Washington Street entrance.

Arts & Culture

Providence Public Library undertakes renovations

September 5, 2018 0 comments

Beginning next week, the Providence Public Library will launch a $25 million renovation intended to transform its 84,000 square foot Empire Street building into a modern, capacious facility capable of housing the library’s vast number of unique collections and education programs.

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Ratty renovations a heartening sign

April 23, 2018 0 comments

On Thursday, April 12, the University announced a multi-million dollar renovation of the Sharpe Refectory’s infrastructure, with the eventual goal of installing permanent cooling abilities there in the summer of 2019.

An $8.4 million set of dorm renovations planned for the summers of 2018 and 2019 will focus on cosmetic upgrades and routine upkeep. Vartan Gregorian Quad, pictured, will receive a new fire alarm system.

News, University News

Facilities Management to renovate five dorms over next two summers

March 11, 2018 0 comments

Continuing with a long-term plan to improve and maintain the quality of dormitories on campus, the Department of Facilities Management plans to renovate five residence halls over the next two summers.

The University will make changes to the CIT to promote interdisciplinary work among faculty in fields such as graphics and robotics.

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CIT to create more labs, public space

February 27, 2018 0 comments

As part of ongoing efforts to expand the University’s computer science resources and facilities, the first floor of the Thomas J. Watson Sr. Center for Information Technology will be renovated this summer.

$24.6 million Brown Office Building renovation begins

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$24.6 million Brown Office Building renovation begins

January 28, 2018 0 comments

The University will spend approximately $24.6 million on a renovation of the Brown Office Building scheduled to begin this semester.

RISD Museum rethinks fifth floor, allows for immersive experience

Arts & Culture

RISD Museum rethinks fifth floor, allows for immersive experience

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Upon stepping onto the fifth floor of the Rhode Island School of Design Museum a year ago, viewers were transported 200 years back to Victorian-era salons.

Though Wilson received a full exterior renovation five years ago, the new update will make the interior more accessible, which is particularly urgent given the high volume of foot traffic in the building.

University News

Watson, Wilson to be renovated for space, accessibility

October 7, 2016 0 comments

Several buildings across campus have been slated to receive significant upgrades, said Vice President for Facilities Management Stephen Maiorisi.

SciLi revamp brings new resource centers

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SciLi revamp brings new resource centers

September 8, 2016 0 comments

Replete with colorful walls, classrooms and coffee machines, the upper levels of the Sciences Library are a far cry from the stacks of yesteryear.