News

Sep 27, 2009

The Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) and the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) are holding their joint 2010 Architectural Research Conference next summer in Washington DC USA.

Sep 15, 2009

i-SIT is a user-driven project focusing on innovation and methods for developing resting chairs based on user needs in relation to functionality and immaterial values. The i-SIT project is co-financed by the Danish Enterprise and Construction Authority under the Danish government

Sep 10, 2009

October 1, 2009 marks the 10th anniversary of the first Talking ATM installed in the United States. From that first accessible ATM in 1999, there are now tens of thousands of Talking ATMs around the world.

Sep 3, 2009

Places are available to study for MSc Digital Inclusion at Middlesex University in the UK. This exciting new programme examines the ethical, social and political demands for eInclusion - the rights of all citizens to benefit from new technologies, and explores the practical and theoretical demands of implementing inclusive, accessible solutions.

Aug 19, 2009

The IIDA / Metropolis Smart Environments Awards recognize excellence in interior environments in tune with twenty-first century needs and desires.

Jul 23, 2009

WASHINGTON, July 21 -- United States International Council on Disabilities (USICD), representing a broad constituency of Americans with disabilities and disability organizations, praises Monday's announcement of President Barack Obama's intention to sign the international Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) Friday, July 24, 2009 at the White House.

Jul 20, 2009

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF)--a groundbreaking grantmaking collaborative supporting the human rights of people with disabilities--today announced the second round of its 2009 grantmaking, "Raising Our Voice."

Jun 4, 2009

June 1, 2009 - Hakuhodo Universal Design, a new arm of Hakuhodo, Inc. focused on popularizing and informing the world about universal design, opened today the first Japan office of the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD).