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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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Under the new requirement, a highrise building's supervisory staff must be notified when a designated firefighters' elevator goes out of service.
Earlier, fire rescuers demonstrated fire and rescue skills in a mock exercise of a fire incident in a burn house and highrise building.
He said it was necessary to stop horizontal growth gradually if we wanted to promote highrise culture in Lahore.
The jury of the International Highrise Award (Internationaler Hochhaus Preis; IHP) praised L.
Highrise MCA Kennedy Oyugi, in whose ward the building is located, demanded an explanation from the county government on whether the building stands on riparian land.
"I am particularly pleased with the decision taken by cabinet today to commit to our pledge to install sprinkler systems throughout all of our highrise blocks."
The investigations started on February 11, when a female singer reported to police that she was gang-raped in Highrise estate, Nairobi.Six witnesses recorded statements and further examination in hospital established that the complaint is pregnant.
HighRise Theatre, Black Theatre Live and Stratford Circus Arts Centre bring their autobiographical comicdrama to the theatre on Wednesday, November 8, at 7.45pm.
campaign to call for the best safety standards for our highrise residents.
The malware, referred to as Highrise, can redirect or intercept text messages sent to a target's phone, allowing a CIA agent to access it before it lands in the inbox of the person it was intended for.
Thirteen said: "Following the tragic events at the Grenfell Tower block in London this morning, we would like to inform residents of our highrise flats in the Tees Valley area that we are continuing to carry out a regular planned maintenance programme on our properties.
Summary: Authorities are racing against time to safely remove the leaning highrise amid worries it could tumble down at any time