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low-rise

Usually a one- to four-story commercial building. The meaning changes depending on custom and usage in a particular market.

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According to SSH, the Plots 158 and 159 comprise 12 low-rise buildings, made up of 96 townhouse duplexes.
So when an earthquake lasts only for a few seconds, low-rise buildings are at the most risk of damage.
Nevertheless, life and property damage from fire is, on average, significantly less in high-rises than low-rises.
34 per square foot; expenses for low-rise buildings with 25 or more units rose 3.
In 2012, construction-related fatalities increased from five to eight, and seven of these deaths occurred on low-rise sites, buildings under construction that will be nine stories and less.
Besides, the additional costs arising from facilities like lifts, larger common areas and equipment maintenance are saved in the case of low-rise development.
These attachments, used with the SK3500D, can efficiently dismantle low-rise and medium-height buildings.
Here's what's really undermining modern marriage: soap operas, wedding planning, longer work days, reality TV, low-rise pants, mothers-in-law, Victoria's Secret catalogs, going to bed mad, the billable hour, and selfishness"
Be prepared to comparison shop: Today, dancers can choose from a dizzying array of high- and low-rise slip-ons, split-sole jazz sneakers, shoes with rubber or suede soles, neoprene arch supports, mesh insoles, and even shock absorbers.
In "Low Rise Jeans", the camera moves through waist-high at a party, where partygoers are wearing low-rise jeans, showing off fit waistlines.
Low-rise hipster jeans: WRONG - High leg knickers will sit too high on the waist and be visible.
Ahmet Vefik Alp, Chief Advisor to the Turkish Prime Minister, has unveiled plans for a typical low-rise multi-family structure built with modern engineered wood products and technology.