Architect continues to design after becoming blind

chris-downey-tiger-pro-printer_0When San Francisco-based architect Chris Downey lost his sight in 2008 he didn’t give up architecture. Instead he began using his own experiences to transform interior and exterior spaces for people with and without vision loss. 

In this article from Dwell magazine, Downey discusses various technologies and devices that help people who are blind, including the development of a tactile tool to help him draw. Scroll through the pictures on the website – they include the tactile tools and work on acoustic design.