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Beautiful New Sod Room Provides Communal Green Play for Chicago Kids

by , 03/10/13
filed under: Architecture, Inhabitots

Cynthia Valenciana, Sod Room, recycled materials, Chicago, Jen Talbot, upcycled materials, play space, design, sustainable design, eco-design, green design, children

Frustrated with an absence of communal, eco-minded play areas in the South Loop neighborhood of Chicago, Cynthia Valenciana and her husband commissioned design extraordinaire Jen Talbot to create Sod Room. Decorated with a variety of recycled materials such as wine corks and books and even shopping bags from Trader Joes, the vibrant play room offers children an opportunity to unleash their imagination in a healthy, earth-centric space. Hit the jump to see a few more images of Talbot’s inspired design and head on down if you’re in the area.

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