Chris Downey:
Design with the blind in mind

TEDCity2.0 · 11:40 · Filmed Oct 2013

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



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