RISD library earns AIA, ALA kudos<br> for historic preservation

RISD'S Fleet Library, carved out of the former Rhode Island Hospital Trust banking hall, has won an architectural award. /
RISD'S Fleet Library, carved out of the former Rhode Island Hospital Trust banking hall, has won an architectural award. /
Efforts made to preserve the historic architecture of Rhode Island School of Design’s year-old Fleet Library, which was carved out of a former banking hall in a project that combined restoration with distinct contemporary features, haven’t gone unnoticed. The American Institute of Architects and the American Library Association last week recognized RISD with one of…

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