Architectural Digest: Americans Need Home Design That Welcomes Everyone

The needs of the modern home—and the abilities of its residents—are increasingly varied, a fact that the contemporary housing market has yet to reflect

Twenty years ago, Rosemarie Rossetti ran a small publishing business with her husband, Mark Leder, in the basement of their two-story home in Columbus, Ohio, and spent weekends hiking and playing sports. But her life changed on an afternoon bicycle ride in 1998, when a three-and-a-half-ton tree collapsed and crashed down on her, a devastating accident that injured her spinal cord and left her paralyzed from the waist down. Read more at