There have been far-reaching changes in the layout and look of New Zealand schools, but more attention is needed to the indoor air quality. Now, with BRANZ’s Warmer, drier healthier buildings project, research teams are studying indoor air quality and monitoring ventilation.
Statistics show New Zealand society is becoming older and ethnically
more diverse, which has implications for our housing. There is a need
for more suitable housing for ageing people keen to downsize and for
those from cultures that prefer multi-generational housing.