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high-rise

A building having a large number of floors, usually constructed where land costs are high.
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However, the design of these high rise buildings indicated that these buildings have all sorts of measures for protection of strong earthquake jolt of measuring ten.
Nomination forms are being distributed to all high rise blocks across the borough and will also be available from local housing services offices, or by telephoning 01384 815168.
Aberbargoed-born Evans, left, who is known for his roles in The Hobbit trilogy and Dracula: Untold and is about to be seen in the live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, plays documentary filmmaker Richard Wilder in High Rise.
Through this initiative, the Department will partner with applicants of complex high rise construction projects, providing the full benefit of plan examination and inspection.
By now, as a property owner you likely know that Local Law 26 of 2004 mandates the retroactive installation of photoluminescent signs and markings in high rise office buildings on or before the deadline of July 1, 2006.
and Skyscraper Safety are holding meetings to coordinate a public information campaign to educate the general public about safety issues and what to look for before buying or renting space in high rise structures.
Elaine Lewis International Space Planning, Interior Design firm has just completed two furnish model apartments and rental office at RiverEast a 32 story luxury high rise on east 92st Street in Manhattan.

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