The Consequences of Living in High-Rise Buildings

@inproceedings{Gifford2007TheCO,
  title={The Consequences of Living in High-Rise Buildings},
  author={Robert D. Gifford},
  year={2007}
}
A full account of architectural science must include empirical findings about the social and psychological influences that buildings have on their occupants. Tall residential buildings can have a myriad of such effects. This review summarizes the results of research on the influences of high-rise buildings on residents’ experiences of the building, satisfaction, preferences, social behavior, crime and fear of crime, children, mental health and suicide. Most conclusions are tempered by… CONTINUE READING
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