The following is an excerpt from an interview by Naomi Goldberg of Hamoda.com published June 14th.
Did you know that when you play with LEGO and Magnatiles, envisioning and planning what to build, you’re practicing the skills of an architect? That’s where the fun begins. Architects use those skills to turn ideas — such as how someone wants their house to look — into reality.
Some architects build houses, while others build office buildings or skyscrapers, bridges or runways.
Today, we’re meeting with a modern-day architect who specializes in making the world more accessible for people with disabilities. Marcy Rhoads is the owner of Abadi Accessibility, an architecture firm in Dallas, Texas.