News

Jun 1, 2009

The AIA Small Project Awards Program, now in its fifth year, was established to recognize small-project practitioners for the high quality and ingenuity in design resolution of small projects and to promote excellence in small-project design.

May 19, 2009

Two young inventors have created a device, with the help of hands-on testing at a Fairfax County retirement community, that they say might change the way older Americans get news and entertainment.

May 19, 2009

The submission deadline for presentations for the 2010 VSA arts International Conference on Advancing Inclusive Education and 21ST Century Learning Skills Through the Arts, including a Career Development for artists with disabilities to be held from June 10-12, 2010 in Washington D.C, USA, is May 29, 2009.

Apr 27, 2009

Metropolis POV interview with Valerie Fletcher--executive director of the Institute for Human Centered Design, and a leader in the universal-design movement--about Toto

Apr 26, 2009

Billes Architecture Home Design Competition - Students were asked to design a 1,500- to 2,000-square-foot home for one of four neighborhoods in the city: Uptown, Downtown, Gentilly/Lakeview, or New Orleans East. The home needed to be eligible for gold or platinum LEED certification; to be raised to what local officials call the Advisory Base Flood Elevation; and to come in between $150,000 and $225,000. The contestants were either fourth-year undergraduates or first-year master

Apr 26, 2009

Submissions made for Virtual Participation will go trough the same reviewing processes of the regular papers (double-blind, non-blind, and participative peer reviewing) and, if accepted (according to the same acceptance policy), they will be included in the proceedings and will be eligible for journal publication if they are, according to their reviewers, among the best 10%-20% of those physically and virtually presented at the conference.

Apr 23, 2009

The Access to Design Professions Project will be presenting three sessions as part of The Power of Diversity: Practice in a Complex World, the AIA convention 2009, April 30 - May 2 in San Francisco.

Mar 14, 2009

The call for papers to present at Techshare 2009 is now open. This year’s event is organised by RNIB in partnership with other leading disability organisations, and we are looking for presentations that contribute to the conference content covering a variety of disabilities.

Feb 20, 2009

LAMORLAYE, France -- When Jean-Yves Prodel, who lives alone and uses a wheelchair, bought a 20-year-old house in this town just north of Paris in 2005, he hired an architect to remake it following the principles of universal design.