29 Sep '15, 10am

Researchers discover that architecture has an impact on which microbes thrive around you

balance isn’t just the result of the number or type of people using the room. Design choices from the floor plan to window placement, ventilation choices and connectedness between rooms was a huge factor in what type of microbes would thrive. Even seemingly insignificant choices, like how long and when to run air conditioning had an impact. While the research is still in the early phases, it raises interesting questions about how we influence the microbes around us, and how we can adjust our designs to encourage the healthiest microbiome possible.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/researchers-discover-that-architectu...

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