Chris Downey

Design with the blind in mind

953,371 views • 11:40
Subtitles in 30 languages
Up next
Details
Discussion
Details About the talk

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.

About the speaker
Chris Downey · Architect

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

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