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Chris Downey:
Design with the blind in mind

TEDCity2.0 · 11:40 · Filmed Oct 2013
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Chris Downey: Design with the blind in mind
11:40 · Filmed October 2013 at TEDCity2.0 · Subtitles available in 27 languages

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.

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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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