HIGH RISE BUILDING
The high-rise building is generally defined as one that is taller than the maximum height which people are willing to walk up; it thus requires mechanical vertical transportation. This includes a rather limited range of building uses, primarily residential apartments, hotels, and office buildings, though occasionally including retail and educational facilities. A type that has appeared recently is the mixed-use building, which contains varying amounts of residential, office, hotel, or commercial space. High-rise buildings are among the largest buildings built, and their unit costs are relatively high; their commercial and office functions require a high degree of flexibility.
NEED OF HIGH RISE BUILDING: High rise buildings are becoming prominent these days due to following reasons scarcity of land increasing demand for business and residential space economic growth technological advancement innovations in structural systems desire for aesthetics in urban setting cultural significance and prestige human aspiration to build higher.
Buildings are becoming higher and higher nowadays in maximising land use and investment return.Construction of high rise residential developments are considered as a focal point of the construction industry in view of its huge labour contents and turnovers evolved due to its own nature of work and investments involved from the investors.Investors tend to build everything possible in a small piece of and to increase the return from their investment in the best possible manner.
The study of these technologies for high rise buildings provides a basis for method that would serve as a basis in predicting the technology that would be most suitable in the current Indian scenario which is heading rapidly towards vertical development.