Aimi Hamraie is a critical maker, design historian and ethnographer, and professor based in Nashville, Tennessee. Appointed as assistant professor of Medicine, Health, & Society and American Studies at Vanderbilt University, Hamraie’s interdisciplinary research interests span architecture, industrial design, urban planning, histories of medicine, science, and technology, social movements, critical health, and epistemologies of disability, race, and gender.

Cover of Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability by Aimi Hamraie. White text on blue ink against a backdrop of diagrammatic images. The images are black and white line drawings showing wheelchair users extending their arms into space. The bodies appear masculine and white. Alongside the bodies are notations of length, width, height, etc.

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