Build 98: Preventing disease

1 February 2007

Are buildings making us sick? Complex buildings - meeting the challenges in complex builds.

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preventing disease This Issue

Feature section: Preventing disease

Buildings should be safe havens but under some conditions they actually make people sick. From reactions to dust-mites or stachybotrys, to contaminated drinking water, or infectious diseases in overcrowded homes.

complex buildings This Issue

Feature section: Complex buildings

Complex buildings, such as those in categories 2 and 3 of the proposed building practitioner licensing, make up a significant proportion of the industry's construction work, and present many challenges for everyone involved.