The design of everyday wayfinding in outdoor environments
17th – 18th February 2020
a few places still available!

We are pleased to invite applications from students across all years and degree programmes to participate in an interdisciplinary “Inclusive Way Hackathon”. Students will work with people with disabilities and external accessibility experts to learn about challenges of everyday wayfinding in outdoor environments, and to design inclusive solutions by working in interdisciplinary teams.

For further information and an application form, contact Carolina Vasilikou

To apply (extended deadline) please complete an application form and return to by Monday 10 February 2020.

Successful applicants will be notified shortly after the closing date.

The exciting full 2-day programme includes a panel debate with external accessibility experts, an accessibility treasure hunt, design workshops, and presentations of design solutions. The Hackathon will be held in the beautiful studios of the School of Architecture at the University’s historic London Road campus, Old Library Building L46, Room G06, School of Architecture.

This event is organised by the Breaking down Barriers team, and is kindly supported by the University of Reading’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Fund.

School of Architecture (Carolina Vasilikou)
School of Typography & Graphic Communication (Jeanne-Louise Moys)
School of Real Estate & Planning (Richard Nunes)
School of Biological Sciences (Faustina Hwang)
School of Construction Management & Engineering (Adrian Tagg)
Department for Languages and Culture (Ugo Marsili)