Brown Bag Series: Accessibility from A to Z
PROTRUDING OBJECTS: WHY MY HEAD HURTS?
presented by Chris Downey, AIA
Thursday, October 15th, 12:30-1:30pm
1660 Mission St, Room 2001 (Second Floor)
No registration required. Bring your own lunch.
Chris Downey, AIA, is an architect, planner and consultant who lost all sight in 2008. Today, he is dedicated to creating more helpful and enriching environments for the blind and visually impaired. As one of the few practicing blind architects in the world, Chris has been featured in local, national and international media stories and speaks regularly about architecture and visual impairment. He also teaches accessibility and universal design at UC Berkeley and serves on the Board of Directors for the Lighthouse for the Blind in San Francisco. He starts each day rowing with the East Bay Rowing Club on the Oakland Estuary before commuting on public transit to his office in San Francisco.
October 29 and November 2* – Scoping 11A
November 12 – Accessory Dwelling Units presented by DBI and Planning
December 3 and 7* - How fill out the DA Checklist
December 17 and 21* – Dimensional Tolerances