woman with bright orange hair lays out a screenprinting project in a workshop with lots of natural light and high ceilings

A Human Perspective

By Human Space | September 9, 2020
Patrick Missodey is a jewellery designer based in Toronto who, some may think, faces some formidable barriers. A former soccer star and new Canadian who moved from Tobo, Africa in 2010, Patrick uses a mobility scooter or sometimes a cane…
graphic showing diverse people doing activities while wearing masks including a person in a wheelchair speaking to a pharmacist, and a man working on a laptop

Introducing Wellness Ready: a program supporting businesses to create healthy environments and reopen

By Human Space | June 15, 2020
As we begin to think about reopening offices, retail, hospitality, education and community spaces, there is a lot of uncertainty about how this can be done safely and effectively. Human Space and BDP Quadrangle are offering “Wellness Ready”, a program designed…
the ASL signs for A S L in a green room

Deafness and Architecture

By Lorene Casiez | May 10, 2019
There is an opportunity for architects and designers to do better when it comes to the intersection of deafness and the built environment. I’d like to take this opportunity to challenge industry peers to draw upon the lessons we can learn…