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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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The code changes are similar to that of British Columbia, the first province to adopt mid-rise wood-frame buildings in 2009.
Following the success of its mid-rises, DMCI Homes built communities that mixed mid-rises with residential buildings of 10 to 30 floors like Stellar Place in Quezon City, Rosewood Pointe in Acacia Estates, Taguig , and Dansalan Gardens in Mandaluyong City.
74, but it is $2 per square foot for the new mid-rise lb/lb.
Berube said the Golden Horseshoe communities actually prefer mid-rise developments over tall buildings, something that's uneconomical for concrete and steel firms to do.
After talking with various experts and stakeholders in Ontario, they've released a report, "Wood solutions in mid-rise construction," outlining some favourable findings on wood's advantages, potential markets, cost comparisons and what wood technologies are out there.
Noting the firm's focus on the boroughs, he outlined several current and long-term projects: the over three million sf residential/retail mixed use Flushing Town Center; Brooklyn Renaissance Plaza, an expansion of the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge; Oceana Condominium & Club, 850 mid-rise units; Princes Point, a 20-acre beachfront site on Staten Island.
The mid-rise portion of the building will continue to be operated as office space, catering to the plethora of small to mid-size firms that demand a River North location, while the high-rise portion of the building will either remain office, or be converted to residential rentals or condominiums, dependent upon the market at that time.