Chris Downey

Design with the blind in mind

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Filmed Jan 2013 at TEDCity2.0
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What would a city designed for the blind be like? Chris Downey is an architect who went suddenly blind in 2008; he contrasts life in his beloved San Francisco before and after — and shows how the thoughtful designs that enhance his life now might actually make everyone's life better, sighted or not.

Chris Downey
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Chris Downey is an architect who lost his sight and gained a new way of seeing the world.  Full bio.

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