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Rhode Island School of Design

Index to Architecture Graduate Theses: By Department

Find Architecture graduate theses by place name, site, building, subject, typology, thesis year, student name, across or by department

Theses Indexed by Department

Thesis Shelving Locations

Depending on its age and condition, a thesis is physically stored in one of three places in the library. Look for LOCATION in the catalog record to determine where it's kept.

  • RISD REF. Masters' Theses   1st Floor / Mezzanine
    The most recent 3-5 years of theses are shelved here. Located on the Mezzanine of the 1st Floor Reading Room, this is a browsable collection with a dedicated study area. 
    Available during 1st Floor Hours

  • RISD Storage Masters' Theses  Basement Storage
    Fill out a Storage Request form at the Circulation Desk or Research Help Desk on the 1st Floor of the library.

    Available during 1st Floor Hours
  • RISD Archives  2nd Floor / Special Collections & Archives Reading Room
    From the 15 West lobby, take elevators 5 or 6 to the 2nd Floor and follow the signs.
    Available By Appointment Only

  • Digital Commons (Online) 
    Varying by department, the most recent 3-5 years may be available as pdf in Digital Commons. A link to the pdf is included in the catalog record.

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