Building footprint

building footprint

[′bil·diŋ ‚fu̇t‚print]
(building construction)

Building footprint

The area on a project site that is used by the building structure and is defined by the perimeter of the building plan. Parking lots, landscapes, and other nonbuilding facilities are not included in the building footprint.
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The station has a total building footprint of approximately 5,000 square feet.
The third tower crane is 60m high, and will be located on the south of the building footprint.
Inspired by the credo of Putting India First, we are proud to have contributed significantly in making India second only to the US in the green building footprint of the world," said group head of R&D and Projects, ITC Ltd.
Having a comfortable distance from the metro but still accessible to schools and offices, East Bay Residences offers a safe, gated community with 60 percent natural open space and 40 percent building footprint at a price that promises more value for money.
The financing will be used to significantly scale the company's New York City "lit" building footprint and to scale its sales, marketing and operating organizations.
An ABP spokesperson said: "Reducing the number of commercial kiosks has lowered the building footprint and allowed us to increase the size of the new park and play area.
Energy costs are a major contributor to cold storage facilities' overall operating expenditures, and by eliminating and replacing static access aisles with moveable aisles, the facility has increased storage capacity within the same building footprint.
It added: "It comprises of two floor levels as opposed to one, and as the sixth floor does not cover the entire building footprint it results in a more undulating roofline and a series of separate roof terraces at different roof levels.
The property has been extensively renovated with a number of subtle reworkings of the building footprint to essentially create a new home whilst allowing for the intelligent contemporary design.
Building footprint maps were developed from satellite image (SPOT-5) and required attributes such as construction material, roof material, building use, building height and household's data were collected from field visits.
Since the certificate of need was nearing expiration, HCA chose the adaption of its existing design since the building footprint was already approved by local officials, which would save time.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Europe, Africa and Middle East president Michael Wale said: "With nearly 200 hotels worldwide, we're seeing incredible growth momentum of the Four Points brand globally, and look forward to building footprint in Russia with the brand's entry to Kaluga.

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