The virus isn’t simply a health crisis; it is also a design problem.
Working from home has become the “new normal” for many of us during the COVID-19 pandemic. While this clearly has its downsides, one group in particular may benefit a great deal: people with disabilities.
Professor Bess Williamson in her book Accessible America: A History Of Disability and Design wrote that “Design is a hopeful practice, one that looks to improve the current state of things and connect to functionality with a human, creative, sensitive touch.”
Most cities are utterly unfriendly to people with disabilities – but with almost one billion estimated to be urban-dwellers by 2050, a few cities are undergoing a remarkable shift
There’s a lot of progress when it comes to opportunities for blind people. However, negative employer attitudes continue to hold them back.
The Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL ran an architecture and design workshop for people with visual impairments this summer.
Brewability Lab, the first brewery in the U.S. staffed by adults with developmental disabilities, is making moves.
What is an inclusive workplace? An inclusive workplace is one that values individual differences in the workforce, and makes them feel welcome and accepted.
When famed architect Michael Graves contracted a mysterious virus in 2003, a new chapter in his life began. Paralyzed from the chest down, the pioneer of Postmodernism would be permanently required to use a wheelchair. He would use this new circumstance to design trend-setting hospitals, rehab centers, and other typologies.
AI is powering greater inclusion in the workplace which, in turn, is powering new levels of innovation.