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Old January 10th, 2013, 04:23 PM   #1
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What do you dislike about sky living?

Anything you're not happy with in general, or for your building specifically?
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Old January 10th, 2013, 04:44 PM   #2
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I could imagine I would feel disconnected with the rest of the city. Like living in a cocoon.
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Old January 10th, 2013, 10:15 PM   #3
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Definitely the biggest issue is the noise that can come from other apartments. Also the lack of hygiene in any apartment such as having a cat lady as a neighbor can be a huge issue for the whole building that takes some time to solve. Also maintenance of common areas in older buildings comes down to resident structure so you can have a lot of buildings with shabby interiors just because residents are unable to agree upon or uninterested to organize the proper maintenance.

Although I can't say I am exposed to any of this, it would be a huge concern when buying a new apartment. To the extent that I would probably ask to rent the place for one month before making the decision.
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Old January 11th, 2013, 05:25 AM   #4
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heights? privacy? space?
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Old January 11th, 2013, 05:59 AM   #5
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I'm onlyon the sixth floor, so I don't know of this counts... My neighbors sometimes cook food that gives off disgusting odor.
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Old January 12th, 2013, 12:26 AM   #6
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For me it's the lack of intimacy and free space.

As I was raised in the suburbs, I could go out to my garden every minute, without even caring of what I wear. It's all almost impossible if you live in a city. You can't just go out: you need to wear something decent, you need to lock the door and have a key with you at all times, and even if you've done this, there is always that irritating kid in the park or that judgmental lady in public garden. Ughr.
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Old January 13th, 2013, 04:18 AM   #7
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my brother used to live..
he said "I was tired of beautiful view in three days”
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Old January 14th, 2013, 01:07 AM   #8
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I guess i just need to have curtains protection from sunrise.
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Old January 14th, 2013, 09:57 PM   #9
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Something I'll definitely LIKE as a weather enthousiast is the view in extreme weather. Can't wait for the first storm when living 22 floors high.
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