existing building

existing building

In regulations and in codes, a building which is already completed or which may be built under prior laws or regulations.
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In a planning statement by agent Hodgson Architectural Services, it states: "The creation of two units to the existing ground floor area has resulted in the addition of a partition wall to the building creating the sub-division of the existing building.
e report says it matches the existing building, but the existing building is brick and this is metal."
After achieving the basic level LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design) certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) as the 1st existing building in the region in 2009, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has reinforced its position as a leader in green building by receiving LEED Platinum -- the highest possible rating and another 1st in the Arab world.
Gurmit Singh Arora, Chairman, IGBC Green Existing Building Rating System and Managing Director, Rajco Metals, said, "it is now time that we divert our attention to existing buildings to solve energy and water crisis."
It is next to impossible to expand the existing building of hospital and on the other hand population of federal capital is on rise day by day.
A 0.14-acre site at 18 Pitt Street has detailed planning permission for the demolition of the existing building and erection of a five-storey building accommodating nine apartments for students.
This is the first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification in the existing building classification for AEP.
The pounds 3.2m project, designed by Gosforth-based Anthony Keith Architects, is one of the first projects in the country to convert an existing building to create social housing which meets the Government's stringent new sustainability standards set for new buildings rather than conversions.
The CIOB has also called for a greater focus on existing buildings stating: "We feel the outcome of this consultation will influence new-build homes and nondomestic buildings but only briefly touches on the bigger problem of the energy efficiency of the existing building stock.
will announce its business plan, designed to transform the existing building stock in the United States to be dramatically more energy efficient, to produce significantly less greenhouse gases, and to be much more environmentally responsible.
In a recent Gazette you carried a story about a possible extension to the central library in Middlesbrough and recorded my comments about any such extension being sympathetic to the existing building.