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How Architecture Changes For the Deaf

21 Mar, 2016

How Architecture Changes For the Deaf

  

 Vox and Curbed presents this short video on architecture and how it changes for those who are deaf. Gallaudet University in Washington, DC is a school for those who are deaf and hard of hearing.  They are redesigning buildings to improve the spatial experience that deaf people have.  Every small detail from windows, to hallway space, steps, and ramps were considered when designing these next level buildings.

Watch the full video below to see the thought process behind this architecture and how it changed to accommodate and improve life for those who are deaf and hard of hearing.