ii. Poorly constructed houses lead to stress and children stay inside with increasing exposure to pollutants resulting is childhood asthma.
iii. Substandard housing contributes to asthma incidence.
Housing and Environment:
The quality of environment is determined by following factors:
(i) Maintenance and arrangement of houses.
(ii) The presence, quality and accessibility of facilities.
(iv) Street cleanliness in the residential area etc.
Strategies for Improvement of Environment:
(i) Reduce the natural resource depletion regarding material use.
(ii) Reduce global warming via efficient energy and material use.
(iii) Reduce air, noise and water pollution by eco-designing of houses.
(iv) Reduce the environmental impact of housing through innovations in design, like green housing, zero emission housing, etc.