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DiscoverDesign.org

October 10, 2017
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) presents DiscoverDesign.org as an online platform for engaging students, teachers, and mentors in the design process. 

Assist

March 4, 2015
ASSIST Inc is an independent non-profit Community Design Center founded in 1969 by the Graduate School of Architecture at the University of Utah and the Utah Society of the American Institute of Architects.

Community Design Studio

March 4, 2015
CHP is a 501(c)(3) Community Development Corporation established in 1975 to serve the needs of low-income and low-wealth individuals in the southeast.

Assist Community Design Center

March 4, 2015
ASSIST is an independent center that provides design consultations to non-profit organizations and community groups to increase accessibility and help create sustainable communities.

Architecture and Civic Engagement (ACE) Center

March 4, 2015
The Architecture + Civic Engagement (ACE) Center promotes civic engagement via projects for non-profit groups dedicated to social and environmental justice. Additionally, the organization facilitates student-led projects in the community.

Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access

March 4, 2015
The IDeA Center is dedicated to making environments and products more usable, safer, and healthier in response to the needs of an increasingly diverse population. IDeA accomplishes this through Inclusive design practices known as "Universal Design."

Freedom by Design

March 4, 2015
Freedom by Design utilizes the talents of architecture students to radically enhance the homes of low-income and disabled individuals by addressing their struggles with everyday tasks such as bathing, ascending stairs and opening doors to improve the safety, comfort and dignity of the home’s occupants.

Mehta, DR

February 2, 2015
D.R. Mehta is founder of Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), widely known as Jaipur Foot, is the world's largest organization for the disabled, in terms of free fitment of prosthetic limbs.

Moinina Sengeh, David

February 2, 2015
David Moinina Sengeh is the President and co-founder of the international NGO Global Minimum Inc. (GMin), and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the MIT Media Lab focused on the design of comfortable prosthetic sockets and wearable interfaces.

Winter, Amos

February 2, 2015
Amos Winter is a professor at MIT and founder of Global Research Innovation & Technology, which uses technology to improve people's lives, through products like the Leveraged Freedom Chair, an all-terrain wheelchair for developing countries.

The Center for Universal Design

February 1, 2015
The Center's work manifests the belief that all new environments and products, to the greatest extent possible, should be usable by everyone regardless of their age, ability, or circumstance. It does so by evaluating current systems, producing new research and promoting accesible environments for all.

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