An article in The Hill spotlights a new initiative from Gallaudet University called DeafSpace, an architectural project that strives to design spaces that are optimized for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.

According to The Hill article, “New university buildings have glass walls and multilevel open spaces for group discussions — with screened-off areas for private conversations.” Local businesses near the university such as coffee shops and restaurants have also incorporated some of the designs.

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Source: The Hill