By Soniya Gaonkar on May 17, 2022 5:27:43 PM
The desire for high-rise residences grew as the population grew and city spaces became more congested. They are wonderful places to live, with everything from swimming pools to clubhouses to playgrounds and courts.
Furthermore, flats in sky-high buildings are seen as a more tranquil and secure haven away from the rush and bustle of city life. For many people choosing to live in an apartment, the choice of the flat is now a major concern. Millennials love to explore the city sky, the magnificent view and prefer the quiet atmosphere of a high-rise apartment, whilst traditional individuals still prefer to live near the ground and thus choose a low-floor flat.
However, living in a multi-story structure has numerous downsides as well. Continue reading to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of high-rise buildings and how can a resident insure against the disadvantages.
Advantages of Living in a High-Rise Buildings
Living in a high-rise apartment offers the ideal balance of social and private life. It's fantastic to share a diverse neighbourhood with so many families living in the same building. Furthermore, there are other advantages to residing there, such as:
High-Rise Apartments Offer Amazing Views
Living on one of the top floors of a skyscraper provides the benefits of feeling near to the magnificent nature all around in huge cities, where people yearn for a full view of the sky. According to home design experts, the higher the flat, the better lit and ventilated it is.
High-Rise Apartments Provides Peace & Tranquillity
A high-rise apartment provides the benefit of a more quiet lifestyle. An elevated apartment floor filters all kinds of hustle and bustle, producing a quiet ambiance that the homeowner will always enjoy, no matter how crowded and noisy the city is.
Luxury is In-Built in High-Rise Apartments
Luxury is generally linked with high-rise apartments. This is why, in big cities like Mumbai, Delhi & Jaipur, penthouses are converted from apartments higher up in the building to fulfill the wants of luxury seekers.
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Disadvantages of Living in a High-Rise Buildings
While living in a multi-story structure appears to be quite appealing to most people, there are some downsides also. Here are a few:
People With Medical Concerns might Find High-Rise Apartments Difficult
Living on the top floors can be difficult if one or more members of your family suffer from major medical disorders such as high blood pressure, acrophobia, arthritis, and so on. It is difficult for them to run downstairs quickly, especially during a fire drill when the lifts are not available.
High-Rise Apartments may Cause Inconvenience in Shifting
If you want to rent a semi-furnished home, finding permanent housing in a towering apartment is ideal, but moving in and out can be a nightmare. Getting all of your belongings to the 20th floor is never easy. It can also be difficult to get anything changed if you are considering modifying the interior arrangement.
Some High-Rise Apartments Face Difficulty of Routine Maintenance
Painting the external walls, installing air conditioners, repairing a leaky pipeline, and other routine house maintenance and improvement tasks are tough in a tall building and pose certain safety risks.
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How to Insure Against the Disadvantages of High Rise Buildings?
Due to rising land prices and a scarcity of land in metropolitan regions, numerous developers are building high-rises in CBDs and residential districts across the country.
However, both at the building and municipal level, these structures face distinct obstacles. Longer maintenance times and distances, evacuation methods, fire department accessibility, smoke movement, and fire management are among the issues high-rise buildings face.
Designing refuge rooms in the building, enough staircases, ample fire exit doors, smoke detectors, early warning systems, and firefighting systems can all help to handle these issues.
Furthermore, structural systems can be built to withstand earthquakes and high winds. Along with creating safe structures, local authorities should collaborate to ensure emergency readiness at the neighbourhood and city levels.
Buyers should check that developers have all necessary permits and that building designs contain suitable means of egress/evacuation, smoke and fire detection systems, firefighting systems, refuge places, and an emergency management framework.
High-rise structures can be completed with the highest level of quality and safety if good engineering approaches are combined with strict attention to codal regulations and the use of best practices during construction.
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Floor to Floor Height: 3 Metres
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