New England

New England

Poetry Slam and Art Exhibition

Start Date: 
Jul 23, 2014
Event Time: 
6:30PM - 8:00PM
Location
Institute for Human Centered Design
Address: 
200 Portland St
City: 
Boston
State: 
MA
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information
Name: 
Stacy Hart
Email: 

Join us in celebrating the 24th Anniversary of the ADA with a Poetry Slam and Art Exhibition by artists with disabilities. Mani Iyer, Colin Killick, Kythryne Aisling and Eli Wolff will read their poetry with Ekiwah Adler Belendez's poems read in abstention.

July 23, 2014 at the Institute for Human Centered Design 200 Portland St. Boston, MA 02114

6:30-7:00 PM Refreshments and Art Exhibition

7:00-8:00 PM Poetry Slam

 RSVP to Stacy Hart shart@IHCDesign.org

Running with Scissors

Start Date: 
Mar 27, 2014
Event Time: 
6:30PM - 8:00PM
Location
Address: 
200 Portland St
City: 
Boston
State: 
Massachusetts
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information
Name: 
Willa Crolius
Phone: 
(617) 259 1655

IHCD opens our doors to all designers, engineers, and general smarty pants folks to come and work with some of our User/Experts who have a mix of hand impairments to begin to understand where this scissor idea just doesn’t quite cut it.

IHCD has found that people at the edges of the spectrum of ability are especially attuned to knowing when design fails, and also to what works. This is where true innovation happens!

AGE-in-PLACE with DIGNITY with Karen F Brown

Start Date: 
Mar 25, 2014
Event Time: 
6:00PM - 7:00PM
Location
Address: 
200 Portland St
City: 
Boston
State: 
Massachusetts
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information
Name: 
Willa Crolius
Phone: 
(617) 259 1655

Architect and Interior Designer Karen F Brown, AIA will present simple ways to modify your home so that you can age-in-place with comfort, dignity and grace. She will show you a recent project completed in Concord, MA for a couple in their 70s. While the house reflects sophistication and style, many age-in-place features are incorporated to include an elegant low-rise stair, a hidden pneumatic elevator, casement windows, and wider doorways with lever handles. The kitchen artfully combines lower countertops, a sit-down workspace and a discreet movable trolley.

Making More of Ourselves - Sensory & Multimodal UX with Alastair Somerville

Start Date: 
Mar 12, 2014
Event Time: 
2:00PM - 5:30PM
Location
Address: 
200 Portland St
City: 
Boston
State: 
Massachusetts
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information
Name: 
Willa Crolius
Phone: 
(617) 259 1655

Coming to IHCD straight from South by Southwest Making More of Ourselves is an activity-based provocation about our addiction to the visual and how it is other senses, like touch, smell and hearing, that are key to designing the future of multimodal user experiences for wearable technologies and more.

People will learn the complexities of our senses, how they interact and how they work to deliver emotion and information.

ABX 2014

Start Date: 
Oct 28, 2014
End Date: 
Oct 30, 2014
Location
Hall C
Address: 
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
City: 
Boston
State: 
Massachusetts
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information
The conference program hosts more than 175 workshops and tours covering relevant industry issues and projects. A diverse range of topics and ideas attracts the full spectrum of building-industry professionals, including architects, engineers, builders/contractors and owners/clients.

 

2014 Exhibit Hall Hours

TUESDAY, Oct. 28
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
 
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
 
THURSDAY, Oct.

IHCD Presents The Socially Sustainable Design Symposium at the ArchitectureBoston Expo.

Date: 
Nov 20, 2013
Start Date: 
Nov 20, 2013
Event Time: 
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location
Address: 
415 Summer Street
City: 
Boston
State: 
Massachusetts
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information
Name: 
Willa Crolius
Phone: 
617-695-1225, x 235

Register by October 31st for discounts

On Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, The Institute for Human Centered Design is sponsoring our annual Socially Sustainable Design Symposium at the ArchitectureBoston Expo.

Valerie Fletcher talks about the Socially Sustainable Design track at ABX

Universal Design in Multifamily Housing Training

Date: 
Dec 4, 2013
Start Date: 
Dec 4, 2013
Event Time: 
9:00 AM
Location
Address: 
Hospital Dr
City: 
Worcester
State: 
Massachusetts
Country: 
U.S.A.
Contact Information
Name: 
Willa Crolius
Phone: 
617-482-8099

December 4, 2013 at Worcester Recovery Center & Hospital

A free training for housing developers, architects and designers, policymakers - anyone who would like a greater understanding of residential design that anticipates and supports diversity of ability.

For more information see the event flyer

Registration deadline December 2nd

Te Ao Tangata Universal Design Conference 2018

Date: 
Sep 6, 2018
Location
Victory Convention Centre
City: 
Auckland
Country: 
New Zealand

Te Ao Tangata Universal Design Conference

New England Machine Learning Accessibility Hackathon

Date: 
Jun 11, 2018
Location
Microsoft New England R&D
Address: 
1 Memorial Drive
City: 
Cambridge
State: 
MA

Computer vision rendering on a statue

by Microsoft New England Research and Development

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor of Interior Design & Architecture, Suffolk University

Suffolk UniversityThe Department of Art & Design at Suffolk University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Interior Design & Architecture at the Assistant Professor rank for fall, 2018 (pending final budgetary approval). We are seeking a curious, engaged and motivated studio instructor with the potential to help shape our design curriculum.
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