High Rise

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High Rise

A tall building for residential and/or office space. High rises are most common in urban and densely populated areas. Buying or renting space in a high rise may be more expensive than buying or renting space in an outlying area.
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Plan to build high rises in place of govt residences
Lahore Commissioner Dr Mujtaba Paracha said the high rises had become the need of hour for Lahore because of massive population increase and rising influx of people for residential and commercial purposes.
He said the work regarding introduction of high rise buildings Act of 2019 was in progress, as those entrusted with this task would soon complete it.
He was of the opinion that the lifting of ban on high rises will benefit national economy because the construction industry in Karachi plays the same role what the textile industry does in Faisalabad.
Engineer says steel bar quality essential in high rises !-- -- Rainier Allan Ronda (The Philippine Star) - September 27, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The quality and integrity of steel bars used in high-rise buildings cannot be overstated, an engineering expert said, expressing alarm over efforts to downplay the need to emboss the grade of steel in reinforced bars to identify those that are quench-tempered and those of better quality micro-alloy.
The movement said questions remain unanswered on the environmental impact of the high rises and their effect on traffic.
Inspections of privately owned high rises will be completed by the end of this week, but the suspect material has not been found on any assessment so far.
About 80 to 90 percent of the high-rise security officers who service the largest high rises in the city--most of which are downtown and in Century City--have now gone through the BOMA training, estimates Cox-Nitikman.
Even though there are comprehensive requirements for fire protection systems in new and existing high rises, differences exist in building codes and safety standards.
To date, the unforeseen problem with compliance for building owners is the presence of asbestos in many high rises in the city.
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