The type of party wall you choose to
use in a multi-unit building affects
many people. Owners, architects,
developers, builders, and occupants all
play a role and are likely to have their
own opinions about what type of wall
is best. Owners may focus on costs,
architects on code and structural considerations,
while the developer may
focus on costs and customer satisfaction.
The builder may consider all
these issues, as well as the availability
of subtrades and the ease with which
the wall will fit into the overall structure.
And the future occupant will
want the privacy and fire protection a
good party wall provides.
The best decision, of course, will
balance these interests to come up