Mar 28, 2022
Welcome to Accessible Housing Matters!
In today’s episode, I welcome Rosemarie Rossetti
Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. is a powerful, internationally recognized expert on accessible and universal design. She speaks to and consults with design and building professionals who want to design homes and workplaces that are more accessible, safe, and inclusive. She is the President of Rossetti Enterprises Inc. which she founded in 1997. Rossetti and her husband designed, built, and live in the Universal Design Living Laboratory, the national demonstration home, and garden. This is the highest-rated universal design home in North America earning three national certifications.
Rossetti is the author of the Universal Design Toolkit. As a foremost expert on universal and accessible design, she shares her knowledge and experience through her book, feature articles in national publications, in-person presentations, webinars, radio/TV interviews, and podcasts.
Rossetti is an inspiring entrepreneur who is rethinking design and building by spearheading discussions and experiments around re-imagined living and working spaces.
Listen to find out more about:
[00:01 - 04:21] Opening Segment
[04:22 - 13:16] What Makes a Home Accessible
[13:17 - 25:04] Dream Home turned National Demonstration Site
[25:05 - 30:18] Closing Segment
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“You do need that team to develop your accessible housing. You can't do it independently.” - Rosemarie Rossetti