Mandy Freeland broke her femur in an accident and realized how challenging it was to take care of herself in her house the way it was conventionally designed. We talk about what the issues were, how to address the issues and what we might all keep in mind as we alter our houses to really improve them.

About our guest:

Mandy Freeland is a mother, wife, architect, and firm owner based in Bakersfield, California. Her passion for making communities better and the architecture profession stronger has lead her to years of volunteerism in AIA, local small business organizations, historic and cultural preservation committees, advisory committees for the local high school and junior college architecture programs, and community empowerment groups. Her firm currently provides services for planning, custom residential, commercial, education, and industrial projects throughout California.

Photo credit for episode art: Stacy Zarin. Designer- Grey Hunt Interiors from the blog


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