Proper management and maintenance of high rise buildings are key to good living and good household economics. Some rethinking and restructuring needs doing on that front.
A well-managed and maintained housing development can enhance quality of life and wellbeing, promote neighbourliness and strengthen community ties. Poorly maintained developments do just the opposite: damage health from poor living conditions, break down social cohesion and contribute to environmentally unsustainable practices.
The best kinds of management systems are proactive by nature. Such systems are able to take preventative measures and significantly reduce costs by detecting problems and responding to them early. Reactive systems, on the other hand, are limited to dealing with the day-to-day manoeuvring of problems.
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