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Kiev overgrown with skyscrapers. It and is clear: developers to profitably sell more of usable space on a relatively small plot of land. Although the issue of safe living in such buildings remains open - not for the first year not only residents, but experts say about the problems with...The skyscraper as a trap for tenantsTo live on the top floors of high-rise buildings dangerous?Kiev overgrown with skyscrapers. It and is clear: developers to profitably sell more of usable space on a relatively small plot of land. Although the issue of safe living in such buildings remains open - not for the first year not only residents, but experts say about the problems with ensuring the fire safety. What difficulties can expect emergency workers to extinguish a fire in a high-rise.In Darnitsky district of Kiev on fire 26-storey building. According to reports GU Ministry of emergency situations of Ukraine in Kiev, the fire started on the latter, technical floor of the building. The fire for a few minutes covered the technical floor of the building and without obstacles reached the attic and roof of the house. Given the complex environment and the rapid spread of the fire, the fire was given higher rank вЂ“ "Fire 1 BIS". To move into the building, people still did not, therefore, the victims managed to be avoided.Experiment with CarlsonArrived at the scene firefighters found it difficult to get close to the building because of the special altitude equipment could not drive to the fire place. Obstacle for construction equipment steel narrow streets and areas near buildings. In addition, there were also difficulties for firefighters when you try to connect to domestic water supply. Despite this, the fire was stopped, and a new house was almost rescued in the fire burned about 250 square meters of the roof.In Kiev housing with an altitude of 67 meters, or 25 floors (in Ukraine there are several other standards вЂ“ 73.5 meters. - "NOW"), is considered experimental, and its construction required to obtain additional permits are issued by the Ministry of regional development. The Agency has already agreed on more than 20 projects of experimental construction, whose total area is 1 million square meters.The Ministry gave the go-ahead for the construction of 20 experimental housesMoreover, before the end of this year the Ministry plans to approve a regulatory framework for the construction of experimental facilities high-rise construction up to 100 m, said earlier the Deputy Minister Anatoly Yatsuba. In the fall of 2007 the city planning Commission discussed the layout of high-rise buildings in Kiev, involving the construction of about two dozen buildings to 140-150 meters total area of about 24 million sq. m. the Objects will be removed from the historic centre and several rings will cover the capital.To compensate for the high cost of land height"Increase height - a global trend caused by the need for rational use of territories. An investor receiving a certain area of land, trying to benefit from it the most," said Vasily Prisyazhnyuk, the chief architect of Kiev.Much of the investment in the domestic residential real estate is spent not so much on the construction of the facility, how much to purchase and prepare lots under construction, the development of individual technical conditions, maintenance of fire safety of the building, experts say. According to estimates builders, fire safety system costs about 10-15% of the cost of the whole engineering of high-rise buildings.Fire safety system costs about 10-15% of the cost of the whole engineering of high-rise buildingsHowever, developers do not hide emotions when it comes to the construction of tall buildings. So in HC "Kyivmiskbud" Internet newspaper "NOW" noted that high-rise housing is an element of progress, and soon high-rise residential complexes will be the "pearl of the capital". Besides, they say, today in Ukraine there are no problems with the technologies, designs and materials, which allows to erect a high-rise building with necessary specifications.The high risk areaHowever, not all experts are convinced of the safety of tall buildings, now being built in Ukraine. Thus, experts Fire and rescue service in Kiev believe that residential high-rise buildings are for objects with a high level of fire danger. "Currently, the design, construction, procedure for the commissioning and operation of a residential high-rise buildings (over 25 floors) has a number of unresolved social, economic, architectural and engineering issues that must be addressed to ensure safe conditions of stay in them for future occupants in case of fire or other emergency situations," - said the experts of the Internet newspaper "NOW".The existing facilities of the Kyiv garrison of fire protection and tactical and technical capabilities of fire fighting equipment can't provide the water supply for fire fighting on the floors, which are located at a height of over 70 meters. In addition, the height of the fire escape reaches only 50 meters, which also hinders the ability of rescuers to the upper floors. Yes and fire units and depots in the city is too small for a prompt response.By international standards, for each high-rise buildings need to create a separate fire service. In Ukraine noAccording to international standards, for each of the skyscraper you must create a separate fire service. In addition to traditional fire alarm systems, high-rise buildings are equipped with fire dampers and valves in the ventilation system during fire they prevent the spread of fire to other floors. And on the roof of the skyscraper should be a helipad for evacuation. And let such platforms are already provided for by domestic developers, the Park Ukrainian fire until the helicopter no.In the Management of fire safety of the city believe that the construction of buildings 75 meters above the safety of occupants in case of fire is under threat. "Build houses above 25 floors is now very risky, and such construction should not acquire a mass character," sure development company "Housing XXI Century".For home buyers in high buildings number of storeys does not matter. Experts say that the last floor is usually duplex apartments with an area of not less than 200 sqm - exclusive housing, an indicator of high financial and social status of the owner.