Published September 20, 2004
by Gibbs Smith, Publisher .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||176|
This book is intended to fill a knowledge gap in the study of contemporary high-rise living. While there has been much documentation on the engineering and technological aspects of tall buildings, relatively little has been written about the social and livability of : Hardcover. File Name: High Rise Living Maintenance Size: KB Type: PDF, ePub, eBook Category: Book Uploaded: Rating: /5 from votes. This book is intended to fill a knowledge gap in the study of contemporary high-rise living. While there has been much documentation on the engineering and technological aspects of tall buildings, relatively little has been written about the social and livability of high-rise. In , when skyscrapers are in and high-rise living is one of the components of “smart growth,” it takes a bit of imagination to recover the architectural fears of the s that inspired.
Morgan Avenue, Brooklyn, New York Phone: I find the stereotype that high-rise living promotes anti-social tendencies to be far off the mark. Living in a flat block might seem like an exercise in isolationism, but in practise it’s more. and now 5 months living on the 6th floor of a + apartment building inside St. Paul’s urban core; So, it is with great authority and experience when I say: high-rise life rocks, and with kids it’s even more amazing. High-rise living evokes unsettling fears – residents could be trapped in a fire, or fall or jump from the tower. The sheer number of people sharing a single building can also increase the.
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