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Veranda

Similar to a balcony but located on the ground level; it can extend around one, two, or all sides of a building.

veranda, verandah

An open porch or balcony, usually covered, that extends along the outside of a house or other building; sometimes called a piazza; also see galerie and galería.
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A detailed description of the subject of the order is included in the construction design, conservation guidelines for the renovation of wooden verandas and the technical specification for construction work and acceptance as an attachment to the siwz.
ISLAMABAD -- The Capital Development Authority and Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad while doing operation against the encroachments over pathways and verandas of commercial centres have ignored the similar encroachments done by the mega malls, Centaurus Mall and Safa Gold Mall.
Meanwhile, a group of traders of Super Market on Wednesday protested against the DMA for launching, what they said, illegal operation in verandas of market.
During the operation, encroachments established in front of shops, within parking areas, public pathways, corridors / verandas of various plazas were removed and seven trucks of encroachment material were also confiscated.
The final phase of the it's mid-rise residences, the Sea Breeze Verandas, were launched earlier this month.
The department has issued notices to hundreds of owners of commercial properties to make verandas in their buildings otherwise CDA will demolish the buildings and recover the cost from the owners of the properties which is illegal, said Dr.
They said the map of the plaza showed verandas, but actually the plaza was being constructed without any veranda.
"The construction was in a state, with a complete lack of protective measures -- on all levels, from the stairway, to the verandas, to the skylights and there were even holes in the floors," he explained.
Veranda Living, which designs and manufactures purpose-built steel and glass verandas, is tapping into the public's new found desire to spend money on home improvements and has already seen sales soar to just short of pounds 400,000 this year.
At its heart is a generous courtyard, edged with verandas that mitigate the effects of the intense sun.
It's all due to the two, gracious 80-feet long, glass-enclosed verandas, and connecting solarium with stone fireplace, which wrap 'U'--shaped around the 16 treatment rooms.
The magic carpet ride continues in the rooms, where large stone bathtubs, 20-foot ceilings, hand-painted glass lamps, lattice-enclosed verandas, and netted Zanzibari beds evoke the golden age of the Omani sultans' spice trade, which made the island one of the wealthiest spots on earth in the 1800s.