In today’s lifestyle, our children and elders often have to spend a lot of time alone. When it comes to children, they are inherently curious. At times, it puts them in trouble for all the wrong reasons. In high-rise buildings, it might even turn fatal. Sadly, high-rise buildings characterize a major part of the Urban and Semi-urban cityscape in the country. The risk is only going to increase with the rising number of properties across the cities. While ‘the higher, the better’ might be the future of modern construction with space restraints, it begs to ask the question: Are high-rises really safe for our children and elders?