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Can Buildings Make Us Sick?

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A common but under-estimated ailment shared by many is the inability to focus. Whether whittling away the hours at the office or tucked away in your home, a nagging distraction of unidentifiable origins debilitates your daily tasks and rituals. You think it could be attributed to a single source; the lulling hum of the air-conditioner, the low clatter of voices in the other room, perhaps even the buzzing of electronics you employ to conduct your work. Yet, should you remove yourself to another crevice of the building, away from any single commotion, you remain in relatively the same state as… read more