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Healthy Buildings

How Indoor Spaces Drive Performance and Productivity

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HARDCOVER

$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674237971

Publication Date: 04/21/2020

Academic Trade

304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 illus., 11 tables

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Joseph G. Allen is Director of the Healthy Buildings Program and an Assistant Professor at Harvard’s T. H. Chan School of Public Health. A renowned forensic investigator of “sick buildings,” he is a regular keynote speaker and advises leading global companies on Healthy Building strategies. His work has been featured in National Geographic, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. As of March 19, 2020, Allen is serving as Co-Chair of the International Well Building Institute’s Coronavirus Task Force.

John D. Macomber is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at Harvard Business School. His work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, and the Wall Street Journal Asian Edition. He is the author of more than thirty case studies on infrastructure projects with particular emphasis on office buildings in the United States, housing in India, water in Mexico, innovative project finance in Africa, and private-sector–led new cities in Asia.

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