Megan Basnak

Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Center)
Architectural Designer and Researcher
Buffalo, NY
Megan Basnak, Associate AIA, CAPS, is an architectural designer and researcher at the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access at the University at Buffalo-SUNY. Her interests include investigating forms of architectural practice that aid typically underserved populations and understanding the impact of universal design on different user groups. Basnak’s experience includes the design of accessible home modifications, accessibility and universal design consultations with industry partners, and investigations into the current state of universal design education in the U.S. She has co-authored several papers and publications including a book chapter in the forthcoming textbook from Routledge titled Diversity and Design: Understanding Hidden Consequences and has presented at several U.S. conferences.