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skyscraper

A multistory building with a steel skeleton that supports the weight of the building.
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According to the respondents, it is because car park that is provided by the high-rise building for each unit is limited and therefore causing the illegally parking on the streets.
Dispersed location of high-rise buildings in central part of the city
Because most people responding to disasters involving high-rise buildings have not had prior experience with such disasters, there is a tendency to see the situation and the response it requires as unique.
Earlier this year on February 25, northwest suburban Schaumburg reported a successful fire sprinkler activation in the Village in the Park residential high-rise building.
The terrible tragedy did make most commercial high-rise buildings safer for the thousands of people who work in Chicago," he said.
the new ecb premises mainly comprise the following following 3 elements with a gross floor area of approximately 184 600 m2the 46-floor double high-rise building of a twisted shape (45 floors above ground and one below ground), the former wholesale market hall (including the built-in components to be constructed) and finally the so-called entrance building, which intersects with the wholesale market hall, creating a visual link with the high-rise building and simultaneously indicating a clear main entrance on the sonnemannstraE-e to the north.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- All across the country, fire departments, businesses, organizations, schools and millions of others are reading about the latest fire in a Chicago high-rise building, which housed 3,000 LaSalle Bank employees and more than 40 smaller firms.
Albanese, a full service real estate development, investment and management firm, in 2000 began the design on the country's first environmentally responsible residential high-rise building, The Solaire, in New York City, that, when completed in 2003, received a LEED Gold designation from the U.
In October 2003, a tragic fire in Chicago's Cook County Administration high-rise building killed six people and injured eight others.
The prestigious Washington DC Watergate West condominium, a high-rise building with 135 units, is the first building to implement the MetroNets2000/Telkonet broadband Internet solution.
In 1999, $1 million was invested in the voluntary High-Rise Commission Report and found that Chicago's high-rise building fire death rate was approximately 3.
WB Engineers has been hired recently to complete a number of building reengineering projects--in this process an existing single owner occupied high-rise building, built for a specific use, is converted into multi-tenant/commercial condominiums.