Biden appoints Aimi Hamraie to U.S. Access Board

Rich with archival images, the first critical history of the Universal Design movementWASHINGTON – Today, President Biden announces his intent to appoint the following individuals to serve in key roles:

Aimi Hamraie, Member, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

Dr. Aimi Hamraie (they/them) is a disabled designer and scholar, with expertise in architectural and digital media accessibility. They are the author of Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability (University of Minnesota Press, 2017), a history of the Universal Design movement and accessibility standards in the United States. Hamraie has also published numerous other articles on the topics of disability access, architecture, and urbanism in academic journals. 

Full White House press release here.

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