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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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Various floors of highrises have yet to see their buyers.
All the nominated projects will be exhibited from November 3 through March 3, 2019, at the German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt as part of the exhibition, "Best Highrises 2018/19 - International Highrise Award 2018."
Seeking to spark conversation and build bridges between forgotten communities by representing the rhythm of the streets, HighRise Theatre aim is to use inner-city memories, culture and music to give the unheard a voice through theatre.
All 38 of the local authority's highrises, managed by the arm's-length company Your Homes Newcastle, came under scrutiny.
According to the description provided by Wikileaks, HighRise acts as a proxy server for text messages, bouncing the messages to internet "listening posts" that allow an agent to intercept them.
Speaking to The Gazette yesterday, a spokeswoman for Thirteen Group said: "We are working on extra checks to our high-rise buildings and we have recently undertaken a further fire safety check of all the highrise buildings.
Cairo: A 12-storey apartment building has precariously titled in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, prompting local authorities to declare a state of emergency for fear of a sudden collapse of the highrise located in a residential area.
JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) has added to the airline's fleet with 'Blueprint', the first special livery for an Embraer 190, and 'Highrise, a new tailfin design that will appear on multiple aircraft this year, the airline said.
The Durst Organization's VIA 57 West in New York has won the International Highrise Award 2016 for the world's most innovative highrise.
plans to sell P1.15 billion worth of residential units at Urban Deca Towers in Mandaluyong, the first and only lowcost highrise condominium project in Metro Manila that offers units priced at less than P1 million.
The highrise is 16 floors and has 246 apartments facing the sea.
Glass company does oceanfront highrise condos, storefronts, other buildings, and homes with impact glass windows and sliding glass doors.