Buildings and the forgotten 90%

A view of Bosco Verticale in Milan. [Photo: Samathi Set / Shutterstock]

Human beings spend on average 90% of their lives indoors. Buildings are also a huge drain on energy resources and create a significant amount of greenhouse gas emissions. This Special Report looks deeper into the places we live and work.

At the annual Healthy Buildings Day on 10 October in Paris, organised by Danish window manufacturer Velux, industry experts and lawmakers discussed the challenges posed by our homes, schools and offices.

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