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high-rise

A concept with no fixed definition except as contained within specific fire codes or building codes.In commercial real estate,it is generally understood by reference to what it is not.It is not a low-rise, which is a one- or two-story structure. It is not a midrise, which could be anything between three and six, perhaps eight stories high, depending on the community. A high-rise is anything taller than a midrise.The meaning of high-rise in Asheville,North Carolina,will be different than that in New York City or Chicago.

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After the initial installation, HighRise runs in the background to perform its task.
The Highrise project will also unveil some new material this spring; Cizek tells us all about it in our podcast at alternativesjournatca/392.
It all started over a year ago, when Mattias Putman, co-founder and lead developer, wanted to get his Highrise contacts on his Android device.
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In Frankfurt's Paulskirche, to the strains of 'Surrogate Cities' (composed in 1994 by Heiner Goebbels), Jean Nouvel was presented with the 2006 International Highrise Award for his Torre Agbar Tower in Barcelona.
The newly-designed highrise is four floors lower and architects claim it is more elegant than the previous idea.
What finally, in this show, reconciled me to Whitney's use of a single recurrent structure was not the fact that his bracing chords of color have now been urged to even richer, more complicated harmonies than before, though that is the case; it was the alternation of differently scaled works, ranging from the massed choirs of Red Highrise, 2004, and The Underside of the Sky, 2005, which carry a lot more weight than even their six-foot squares would imply, to several one-foot square canvases.
Weaving's new books, Renovated Home and Modern Highrise, both feature Sarasota modern architecture and design.
A man stabs a victim on Wellesley Street and dashes into a canyon of highrise, low-income apartment buildings in the city's most dangerous 'hood.
An 81-room highrise on the Miraflores neighborhood bluff overlooking the roiling Pacific Ocean, this hotel is walking distance to dining and shopping.
When the lights in highrise office, apartment and condo buildings are left on at night, the birds are attracted to the lights and don't see the glass windows.
The bike patrol concept, currently employed by over 400 police departments across the United States, provided the most cost-effective and environmentally sound approach to patrolling the hallways, walkways, and perimeter streets of the 350 public highrise residential developments in the city.