Building area

Building area

The total area of a site covered by buildings, as measured on a horizontal plane at ground level; terraces and uncovered porches are usually not included in this total.
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building area

The total area of a site which is covered by buildings as measured on a horizontal plane at ground level. Terraces and uncovered porches usually are excluded from this total, although the stipulations of a mortgage lender or governmental program may require their inclusion.
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m gross building area, of 31 administrative buildings/offices with 62,141 sq.
The company won a bronze in the "No of Buildings Committed/ Beyond North America" and "Total Building Area Committed/Beyond North America" categories, said a statement from Emicool.
Two are Idea gold awards, for the number of buildings committed and for the total building area committed.
Nyack College consists of 41 buildings containing over 500,000 s/f of gross building area situated on 107 acres of land located in the Village of South Nyack, NJ and the hamlet of Blauvelt, Orangetown, NY.
Princeton University's Center for Jewish Life has completed a refurbishment and energy-efficient renovation, improving about 17,800 square feet of building area.Princeton University's Center for Jewish Life has completed a refurbishment and energy-efficient renovation, improving about 17,800 square feet of building area.
The furniture and utensils market was built at a cost of $21m (AED77m) and has a building area of 28,800m 2 on 17ha land.
m gross building area, of 32 administrative buildings/offices with 23 736 sq.
Contributors address areas of concern in African studies, romance languages, Southeast Asian studies, Middle Eastern studies, Latin American studies, and East Asian studies, closing with an article on building area collections.
Out of a total building area of 70 000sqm, some 15 000sqm is dedicated to retail use.
The new factory housing will be built on land adjacent to the existing first line, and will have a building area of 13,500m2 and floor space of 16,150m2.

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