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Inspiring Blind Architect: Chris Downey

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 23, 2015 01:01 AM
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by Cori Magee last modified Jul 22, 2015

Technology helps a blind man continue designing. San Francisco based architect Chris Downey lost his sight in 2008, but thanks to new and emerging technology he has been able to continue working. A Tiger Pro embossing printer allows Downey to study plans by touch (above). Blind architect is able to sketch ideas. Innovative tools like this TACT sketch pad allow Downey to continue working through every aspect of the design process. Chris Downey Head over to Dwell to read more about Downey and the beacon technology he believes will change architecture... All images by Dwell






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