Gallery: Healthy Home Chicago: Inhabitat Gets a First Look Inside Amazi...

This masterpiece home began as a plea from a young couple fed up with not being able to find a healthy home where they could raise their daughter, and soon expected second baby. For those not familiar with design for HEALTHY living, this builds on green design by considering wellness, safety, and cleanliness. In search of a new home, Pam and Jan looked at over 140 homes and condos in the downtown area, but could not find one that had long-lasting materials, that was energy efficient, secure, or had the low maintenance requirements that they were seeking. For example, they commonly saw homes with dust collecting areas above kitchen cabinets, dirt trapped high pile carpeting, and low windows with casement openings that could endanger children if opened too much, and conversely, constrict air flow if not opened enough.

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  1. Greg McNichol November 5, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    What a spectacular home.

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