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The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx®) Tech program has released "Best Practices for the Design of Accessible COVID-19 Home Tests", a document with recommendations for developers and manufacturers of diagnostic tech to make at-…

Restorative Cities book cover illustration by designer Spring Braccia-Beck. Illustration shows a colorful urban intersection with green social spaces, large buildings, one with a bakery on the street level, a library, cars on the streets.

Overcrowding, noise and air pollution, long commutes and lack of daylight can take a huge toll on the mental wellbeing of city-dwellers. Covid-19 brought home just how much the spaces we occupy on a day-to-day basis can affect our mental health - we also need open spaces to drive down infection…

MVRD submission for the Portland Museum of Art competition

We're excited to share MVRD's proposal for the Portland Museum of Art competition. As part of the museum's campus unification and expansion, the design responds to the PMA's "Art for All" vision with a beacon of the museum's new era, turning the museum inside out - opening the museum to the city…

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We’re excited to announce, our Director of Public Inclusive Transit, Reggie B. Ramos is a member of Healey-Driscoll’s Transportation Transition Committee. 

Transition committees aim to guide Massachusetts Governor-elect Maura Healey and Lieutenant Governor-elect Kim Driscoll on…

Three fair-skinned adults, one man and two women smiling at the camera. They are standing in front of a navy blue background with a large American flag on each end of the photo. The man standing farthest left is wearing a gray suit, white shirt and navy blue tie. The woman in the middle has short brown, a black suit, white pearl necklace and a light blue shirt. She is the honoree holding an award from the Department of Justice. The woman on the right has long dark hair, gold drop earrings, a white shirt and

Each year the U.S. Attorney in Massachusetts holds a formal ceremony to honor award recipients. These awards recognize federal agents, state troopers, local officers, investigators and community leaders for exceptional leadership, outstanding collaboration, investigative achievement and…

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Join us for a special webcast event to view and discuss “Tuesco,” a moving documentary film about the life of a Venezuelan family who uses dark humor to remain buoyant in exile. The title, which translates to “all fucked up,” is a nickname for Jonathan Benaim, the…

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With a reporter’s eye and an insider’s perspective, journalist Eric Garcia chronicles the state of autism in America in “We’re Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation.” Part manifesto, part memoir, and part reported essay, “We’re Not Broken” weaves together personal anecdotes,…

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For more than 25 years, the Rail~Volution conference has shaped the vision for transit-oriented communities, influencing policies, planning and the way projects are delivered. The conference creates an approachable atmosphere where advocates, practitioners and elected officials work together and…

Aerial photo of LaGuardia Airport New Terminal B with planes parked at the gate

An inspirational passage into NYC, LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B celebrates arrivals and departures with equal emphasis. It challenges the industry practice of reserving the most monumental spaces for departures while relegating arrivals to low-ceilinged, basement-like zones. The…

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The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, the Royal College of Art’s largest and longest-running centre for design research, has been influential in developing the practice of inclusive design over its 31 year-history. It is where Author Rama Gheerawo cut his teeth in addressing many aspects of human…