Build 108: Healthy buildings

1 October 2008

Creating healthy, safe environments. Building controls - what are they? How well are they working?

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building controls This Issue

Feature section: Building controls

Building controls are constantly evolving. A natural disaster, findings from new research or innovative new products or processes can all prompt changes to the legislative framework that controls the building industry.

buildings and health This Issue

Feature section: Buildings and health

The built environment can be dangerous to our health. On site, workers face various hazards, while the actual fabric of our homes can negatively impact on our wellbeing. Now there's evidence of the links between good design and healthy minds and bodies.