After skiing accident, new eco-friendly home offers chance at independence “:::To share his progress with others, he started a blog in July called Quadomated: The Building of a Smart Home for a Quadriplegic. The blog, viewable at www.quadomated.com, features updates several times weekly and lots of pictures, shot by Chasse himself.
In designing the house, Chasse had three major concerns. First, the house had to be on one level, eliminating the need for chairlifts and ramps. The turn radius between doors, walls and countertops had to accommodate Chasse’s wheelchair. The doors had to have flat sills, so his chair wouldn’t get blocked...”