Two RISD students from the IntAR Department have entered the IIDA Student Sustainable Design Competition. Cheryle Cranbourne, and Caitlin Santone participated in the Re-Box Studio last year. Their work has been exhibited at the RISD Sol Koffler Gallery.

Now it is online, waiting for your vote.

Their project revolves around the re-use of shipping containers turned into a structure to grow food, and re-use waste.  “Urban-Nurture provides an integrated, off-the-grid, closed-loop cycle that addresses the need for local, fresh and affordable produce. In keeping with the idea of reusing waste, Urban-Nurture seeks to mediate the growing global problem of a surplus of cor-ten steel shipping containers […]”

You can find more details of the project and vote for it at this address:



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