building volume

above-grade building volume

The volume of a building (in cubic feet or in cubic meters) measured from the average adjoining grade level to the average roof level, and from outside to outside of exterior walls, but not including breezeways, porches, or terraces.
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The Manhattan multifamily market saw a significant increase of 47.7 percent in total dollar volume and a modest decrease of 0.6 percent in total building volume during the first half of 2018 compared to the first half of 2017 according to a first-time Manhattan multifamily market report by Cignature Realty Associates, a Manhattan-based commercial real estate brokerage firm that specializes in the sale of multifamily and mixed-use Manhattan apartment buildings.
The building volume is 86,600 [m.sup.3], and the floor area totals 9,900 [m.sup.2], of which 5,400 [m.sup.2] is taken up by warehouse operations and 4,500 [m.sup.2] by office premises.
Coop Himmelb(l)au have succeeded in packing in an impressive building volume, almost as high as the old academy.
The system's building volume of 720 x 380 x 380 mm (28 x 15 x 15 in.) is large enough to produce molds for most 4-and 6-cylinder engine components or to produce a large number of smaller cores simultaneously.
This represents a 42 percent increase in dollar volume, an 11 percent rise in transaction volume, and an 81 percenty jump in building volume compared to 1Q.
Last year's transaction and building volume were down 18 and 21 percent, respectively.
Sailing over the building volume like a jaunty broad-brimmed hat, it forms a huge outdoor room for study, play and socialising.
Multifamily figures experienced year-over-year gains in dollar volume, transaction volume and building volume for the third consecutive month, according to Ariel Property Advisors' Multifamily Month in Review: New York City in May.
The largest elements of the plan are two swimming pools, which are partially sunk into the site to mitigate the building volume. The pools are supplemented by a gymnasium and various smaller exercise spaces, some overlooking the pool at upper level through glass walls.
This represents a 3 percent decrease in transaction volume, a 35 percent decrease in building volume and a 43 percent decrease in dollar volume compared to July 2013, which saw 64 transactions comprised of 125 buildings totaling $1,058 billion in gross consideration.
All office spaces are naturally ventilated with openable windows, which saves on expensive mechanical systems and reduces the building volume (due to low floor-to-ceiling heights because plenum space is not required).

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