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Open to All: Designing for the full range of human experience

Open to All: Designing for the Full Range of Human Experience, opening @ the Center in January, 2017, shows how designers make places, objects and experiences to better match the diversity of individual interactions with them. Open to All seeks to give visitors a visceral understanding of the critical role design plays in creating an environment of inclusivity.


Opening Reception: Jan. 12, 5-8pm
Lightning Talks: 6-7pm with ASL interpretation
Featuring Open to All Projects: Skype Translator, Incloodle, Hearing AI and OneNote

Plus a giveaway from BILLY Footwear!

Related Programming
Access for All: Public Amenities and Bathrooms – Jan. 21 (Seattle Architecture Foundation)
SAF Greatest Hits ASL Tour – Jan 21
SAF Greatest Hits ASL Tour – Feb 18
Accessible Design Integration talk with Marthalee Galeota – Feb 9
OpenSidewalks: How open to All? – Feb 2



January 12
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


AIA Seattle
(206) 448-4938


Center for Architecture & Design
1010 Western AVE
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Open to All: Designing for the full range of human experience

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