Build 129: Buildings and health

1 April 2012

Plus - Licensed building practitioners.

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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.

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Feature section: Licensed building practitioners

The licensing of building practitioners will set national standards for people who undertake design and building work. This major change aims to improve the quality of New Zealand buildings and increase consumer protection.

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