October 1, 2014
de Seversky Center, Old Westbury campus
Jennifer Mitchell 516-686-1280
Old Westbury - --
Please join Judith DiMaio, dean of the School of Architecture and Design for a lecture and presentation by Cynthia Leibrock, MA, ASID, Hon. IIDA. Ms. Leibrock is an award winning author, an international lecturer, and a designer with over thirty years of experience. Her mission is to improve the lives of older and disabled people through design. She is the principal/founder of EASY ACCESS TO HEALTH, LLC located in Livermore, Colorado. Prominent projects include The Betty Ford Center, the UCLA Medical Center, automotive interior design for Toyota, and a universal design exhibit for the Smithsonian (with Julia Child). For the last ten years she has taught courses in the architecture department at The Harvard University Graduate School of Design and has conducted healthcare design research in Scandinavia, Northern Europe and Japan.
Her publications include Design Details for Health, Beautiful Barrier Free: A Visual Guide to Accessibility, and Beautiful Universal Design, co-authored with James Evan Terry. Because of her work, she has twice been awarded the Polsky Prize for literature.