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San Francisco

The Role of Sound in Our Cities

image courtesy of Flickr user Freaktography

From the chirp of a crosswalk signal to the echo of noise off of built forms, sound plays a vital role in wayfinding around our urban environments for everyone. For those who are blind or visually impaired, however, the importance of that role is amplified exponentially. Join us for a fascinating discussion about the interweaving of blindness, sound and cities from experts with firsthand knowledge.

+ Bryan Bashin / LightHouse
+ Chris Downey / Architecture for the Blind
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Shane Myrbeck / Arup
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Joshua Cushner / Arup

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