Tactile Tiles

There are 60,000 blind people and 363,000 people with severe visual impairment in New York City (visionsvcb.org). It is a constant challenge for them to navigate through the city and in public spaces, like hospitals, parks, courts, and universities. All the routines that others take for granted – riding the subway, walking down a sidewalk,…

Placemaking Reimagined

Started at September 2017 with the idea to address hygiene issues homeless women face during their menstruation period, we later found in the research phase that there’s a much greater need for a private, safe space where the women can clean themselves and feel dignified. We therefore developed our opportunity statement into “There is an…

S.S Columbia Project (2017-2018 term)

Join us in designing playful STEAM-learning experiences for kids! Team JAZET from the Design for America at NYU Studio is currently exploring the relationship between intrinsic student learning within the context of the S.S. Columbia project, one of the oldest steamships in the United States. In order to support intrinsic learning among middle school students,…