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Beautiful New Sod Room Provides Communal Green Play for Chicago Kids

Posted By Tafline Laylin On March 10, 2013 @ 10:07 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Inhabitots | No Comments

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 [1] to create Sod Room [2]. Decorated with a variety of recycled materials [3] 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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[1] Jen Talbot: http://www.jentalbot.com

[2] Sod Room: http://www.sodroom.com

[3] recycled materials: http://inhabitat.com/tag/recycled-materials/

[4] READ MORE >: http://www.inhabitots.com/the-newly-opened-sod-room-is-an-eco-conscious-playroom-for-children-in-downtown-chicago/

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