Radical Standards

Standardization schemas for the built environment and accessibility often employ checklist-style standards or performance standards to evaluate a designed space. These standardizing practices also produce ways of creating accessibility that are predictable, measurable, and achievable. But what would it mean to standardize radical accessibility, unending process of trying to do better? What would it mean to create standards for speculation, aspiration, and reflexivity? 

speculating the non-standard

How can speculative schemas shape expectations for accessible futures?

aspiring toward non-standards

When desire brings us to the unfinished middle of things, how can justice emerge?

reflexively reimagining the standard

How do we perform radical standards schemas?