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 mall will be established on an area of CiCi 27,000 sqm and a building footprint for the whole mall of 104,000 sqm.
The building footprint is made of moisture-proof heat insulation, Which has a medium gray antifreeze plaster.
One of the project challenges was that the new medium-voltage switchgear needed to fit within the tight constraints of the existing building footprint and align with the existing sub-surface conduits, while maintaining the existing electrical distribution infrastructure.
The high use of the wash bay makes it a critical component on the site, even though it is the smallest building footprint on the campus, and its central location is necessary to serve the other shops on the site with minimal circulation time.
"The proposed building footprint shows the ratio of building footprint to garden grounds, to be consistent with property on Henderson Street, and therefore the proposal is not considered to be an overdevelopment.
"The site is heavily constrained by the existing two storey deep basement bank vault structure, impacting upon the design of proposed foundations and basements and the broader positioning of the building footprint above.
Due to an existing foundation being used, Racanelli had to overcome the challenge of situating the building structure within the building footprint.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 5, 2018-Clayton Properties Acquires Mungo Homes to Expand Home Building Footprint
The two office buildings add 114,000 square meters (sqm) and 190,000 square meters of gross floor area (GFA), respectively, to the company's fast-growing office building footprint.
K Raheja Corp's green building footprint stands at 4.57 crore square feet as on Sept.
The two new projects will add 114,000 square meters (sqm) and 190,000 sqm of gross floor area (GFA), respectively, to the company's fast growing office building footprint, said SM Prime president Jeffrey Lim.
A bigger building footprint would mean more material for footings and more labor in excavation.

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