When we think of accessibility in the built environment, elements like ramps, accessible parking spaces and restrooms. How the built environment affects people who are deaf is often not discussed. Gallaudet University is leading a project called Deafspace, which is rethinking public and private spaces for the millions of Americans who are deaf or hard of hearing. This article, video and links discuss how the Deafspace project is reshaping how architecture can provide public spaces that allow for full and continual communication for deaf individuals.
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