By Stirling Howieson
Asthma is at the upward thrust in a few international locations, during this quantity Howieson asks what position the outfitted atmosphere has to play and what the development can do to both sluggish the rise or opposite the craze. in accordance with the findings of a six-year study undertaking, this booklet considers all elements of housing to enhance new options for facing the bronchial asthma pandemic in Britain and past. With the focal point at the layout and use trend of our dwellings, the publication seems at tackling the issues inherent in current housing in addition to forging guiding ideas for the layout of latest dwellings, including a monetary review of the proposals.
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