1302, Gallaudet University International Competition, 2016
The rendering shows a multi-story atrium. A low flight of circular stairs becomes impromptu seating. Interior balconies connect people visually. Fins in the ceiling diffuse light. Hall McKnight, an architectural firm located in Ireland, won a competition to design this campus building at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. According to the architects, "We want to make places that offer a unique sensory experience conducive to, and expressive of, Deaf culture and people of all abilities."
Hall McKnight (Belfast, Ireland, founded 2003), AECOM (Los Angeles, California, USA, founded 1990); Digital print; Courtesy of Hall McKnight
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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Senses: Design Beyond Vision.