Low-rise


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Low-rise

A relatively short multistory building, often described in building codes as not more than 75 feet tall, as opposed to a high-rise.
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Low-rise buildings do not have the structural demands of a high-rise and can have smaller core areas.
The Income/Expense Analysis: Federally Assisted Apartments, conducted by IREM since 1986, analyzes the previous year's operating data for more than 1,012 high-rise (elevator buildings), low-rise and garden-style properties nationwide--containing 88,099 units--that receive one of six types of federal assistance: HUD Sections 202, 221(d)3, 236, Section 8 Elderly/Handicap and Section 8 Family and Rural Development Section 515.
In 2011, operating expenses increased across the board for all but one category of federally subsidized multifamily housing properties, including all Section 202m, Section 221(d)3, Section 236, Section 8 Family and Section 8 Elderly/Handicapped elevator and low-rise buildings.
During the course of the year, subsidized properties reported the number of new tenants moving into their buildings to be 14% of total apartments in an elevator building, 21% in a low-rise building, and 31% for a garden-type property.
The CBD could be in Texas, with clumsy tall buildings -- raw extruded capitalism -- replacing the dense low-rise texture of the earlier city with unrelated mess: brute Modernism is enlivened only by occasional vulgar touches of PoMo.
Canadas Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, today announced a call for Expressions of Interest for low-rise non-residential wood buildings aimed at driving an innovative and sustainable forest industry that will position Canada as a world leader in the low-carbon economy.
Luxury apartment buildings are spurting up all over the historical low-rise neighborhood.
The arcade-like walkway is enclosed by a tall roof canopy made of corrugated metal and polycarbonate sheeting, its height giving the low-rise composition some kind of focus, as well as defining an axial route.
Located on West 52nd and 10th Avenue, the development includes two, 300-unit apartment towers, a low-rise component with space for two separate theater companies and a public plaza.
ONCE UPON A TIME, BEIJING CONSISTED OF extraordinary monuments like the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven set in an intricate matrix of low-rise courtyard housing knitted together by a ravelled pattern of lanes (hutong) and carved into districts by the vast imperial grid.