27 Jun '11, 1pm

Earth-Inspired Living: Apartments That Help Our Environment #green

Earth-Inspired Living: Apartments That Help Our Environment #green

What sets Denny Park apart isn’t its massive scale or groundbreaking technological innovations, but it’s accessibility to low-income renters. The building’s 50 units serve households making between 30 and 60 percent of the median income (rent is as low as $329/month), and include eight transitional units for homeless families with children. But make no mistake – these are quality digs. Clean air was prioritized in the design, with intake and outtake ventilation constantly flowing to prevent the accumulation of indoor air toxins. Denny Park’s stormwater planters and retention system is the first of its kind in already-progressive Seattle, and everything from carpets to ceiling tiles were sourced from recycled materials. The best part? The project’s non-profit chose only materials with at least a 50-year life span, allowing the apartments to serve low-income families well in...

Full article: http://www.thegoodhuman.com/2011/06/27/earth-inspired-liv...

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