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Inside High-Rise Housing

Condominium and Home in the Vertical City

By Megan Nethercote

Published

May 1, 2022

Page count

224 pages

ISBN

978-1529216288

Dimensions

234 x 156 mm

Imprint

Bristol University Press

Published

May 1, 2022

Page count

224 pages

ISBN

978-1529216295

Dimensions

Imprint

Bristol University Press
Inside High-Rise Housing

Introduction;

Part 1: High Stakes: Home in the Vertical City;

Behind Rising Skylines;

Property and Condo Living;

Part 2: The Private Condo Unit;

‘They’re fairly fussy about the rules’ : Homemaking under constraint;

‘Who vacuums at midnight?’: Fenceless homes, breached boundaries, and nuisance;

Part 3: Shared Condo Property;

‘Even I am not able to access other floors’: Circulation, containment, and exclusion;

‘She’s sort of made it her own’: Territoriality over shared gardens;

‘I don’t know anyone who uses it’: Underuse, neglect and dis-ownership of shared amenities;

Conclusion: Castles in the Sky.