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Synonyms for high-rise


Synonyms for high-rise

tower consisting of a multistoried building of offices or apartments


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used of buildings of many stories equipped with elevators


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I prefer to look at the glass as half full however, and consider that in the high-rises in which I work, the majority of residents are recycling and want to.
Feigin laughed about being known as a "stick" builder, but noted the Jersey City project, next to their successful Avalon Cove project, is, at 25 stories, a "true high-rise.
Low-rises are more than twice as likely as high-rises to have fire spread.
The Hyderabad Circuit Bench further ordered the SBCA to create a master plan for Mirpurkhas city before the ban on high-rises could be lifted.
Montreal then follows some distance behind on 25 high-rises,
Researchers used a cluster of 2,000 personal computers to simulate how 18-story high-rises would fare during magnitude-7.
While demolition under the Plan for Transformation has reduced the number of public housing high-rises, long considered havens for drug dealing, complaints like Washington's are still heard from residents throughout the CHA who also question whether police are living up to their end of the intergovernmental agreement.
Meanwhile, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority is considering a proposal to make catastrophe insurance compulsory for all high-rise buildings and industrial plants.
Partly as a reaction to extravagant land-sales taxes, it is common for the land under any given structure - say, a high-rise condominium - to consist of several plots owned by different owners.
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there are approximately 16,000 to 20,000 fires in high-rise buildings each year.
In partnership with the City of Sacramento and the California State Environmental Protection Agency, we set out to prove the viability and cost-effectiveness of sustainable high-rise development," said James A.
The series features architects whose work on high-performance high-rises has pioneered the field, setting new standards for environmentally conscious urbanism.
Emmett is probably paying more for the high-rises than the partnership did for the whole package.
And more high-rise space will be taken up by smaller tenants, who are more suited for the smaller floorplates of high-rises.
In a letter sent today to Daley from NFSA President John Viniello, the NFSA offered its technical resources to assist the City in devising a realistic, cost-effective measure to mandate sprinklers in all Chicago high-rises (buildings over eight stories).