Monday, August 26, 2013

The Radical Challenge of Building a Dorm for the Deaf

Image: LTL Architects
A number of new organizations have highlighted Gallaudet's new deaf-friendly dorm that is built on the principal of DeafSpace. Now, Wired Magazine offers it's techie view of the unique structure. The "residence hall was designed specifically for deaf students by New York City-based LTL Architects. The 60,000-square-foot building is the first to fully employ architectural principles that cater to the communication and spatial needs of the hearing impaired." Read more of the Wired story here.