Designing A 'Healthy House'

Arhitecture firm faces the challenge of designing a 'healthy house.'

January 21, 2005, 6:00 AM PST

By Abhijeet Chavan @

"The house, now two years old, does not boast its virtuousness conspicuously. A visitor's initial impression is purely architectural: warm materials, an abundance of natural light, the balance of elegant forms and expansive volumes. ...The innovations that help make the infrastructure of this house 'healthy' are in no way visible. "

Thanks to KM Koldus

Wednesday, January 19, 2005 in The Washington Post


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