Title

Labor of Love: A father designs an accessible, energy-efficient home for his quadriplegic daughter

Date

8-2017

Volume Number

64

Pages

43-45

Abstract

Father John Gordon became an expert in accessible design after his daughter Jessica Russell was paralyzed in a car accident. John custom built the energy efficient home which he designed in Portland's Oakdale neighborhood to enable ease of access and functionality. [Images]

Subjects

Home, Dooryard, Living the Maine Life, Victorians, Portland, Oakdale neighborhood, solar, net-zero energy, accessibility, functionality, quadriplegic, Todd Russell, Jessica Russell, John Gordon, architect, builder, wheelchair, handicapped living, roof deck, lift

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