Made possible through the collaboration of The American Institute of Architects Tallahassee Component, FSUDepartment of Interior Architecture and Design, the FAMU School of Architecture and Engineering Technology, and the AMPS organization.
Architect Chris Downey lost his sight in 2008, and has since combined his twenty years of architecture experience with his new perceptions to specialize in projects for the visually impaired. Recently featured on theCBS news show 60 Minutes, he teaches Universal Design at University of California, Berkeley, serves on the California Commission on Disability Access, is president of Architecture for the Blind, is the board president for theSF LightHouse for the Blind. He has been featured in numerous media stories including AIA’s 2015 documentary “An Architect’s Story“ and also a highly-acclaimed TED talk.
This event is part of the Architecture Media Politics Society (AMPS) Conference.
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