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Organisation: UC Davis
Name: Susan Verba
E-Mail: sverba@ucdavis.edu
Category: Universal design

Name of Project: Please touch

Description of Project: Susan Verba + Joshua Hori / DiPi + Student Disability Center team / University of California, Davis How can tactile maps aid in navigating cities, even when the “city” is a large university campus? With 38,000 students, 6,000 faculty, 24,000 staff, an airport, and a fire department, the University of California, Davis is a city within a city. The campus comprises 21.5 square kilometers connected by a maze of roads, bike paths, and pedestrian walkways, making it challenging to find one’s way around. The challenge is even greater for individuals who are blind or have low vision.

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