Orfield Labs, an independent multi-sensory design laboratory
When: Thursday, Sept. 19th, 2 - 3:30 pm
Location: Orfield Laboratories, Inc., 2709 East 25th Street, Minneapolis 55406. Some parking is available onsite.
Description: Atlas Obscura calls this one of the 48 cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in Minneapolis. Guinness World Records once considered it the "quietest place on earth." Orfield Labs performs sensory research and product testing. They specialize in designing for perceptual and cognitive disabilities, and have strong interest in projects related to aging, autism, mental illness, PTSD, ADHD, deafness, and blindness.
This tour is limited to 30 people. A 2 minute video introduction is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DF7ye_m_aqw&feature=youtu.be.
NOTE: AIHA-UMS is subsidizing the cost of this tour. Without the subsidy, the cost per person is $55. Lunch is not included. An informal networking gathering afterwards is being planned at a nearby establishment.