Building

  • 1 Building 19 — Building #19 is a chain of discount stores in New England. The main Building #19 store is located in Weymouth, Massachusetts; other stores have a fraction appended to their name (such as Building 19½, in Burlington or Building #19¾, in Norwood).… …

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  • 2 Building — Build ing, n. 1. The act of constructing, erecting, or establishing. [1913 Webster] Hence it is that the building of our Sion rises no faster. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. The art of constructing edifices, or the practice of civil architecture.… …

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  • 3 Building — For other uses, see Building (disambiguation). Further information: Real estate development A building and skybridge in Munich, Germany …

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  • 4 Building — Build Build (b[i^]ld), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Built} (b[i^]lt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Building}. The regular imp. & p. p. {Builded} is antiquated.] [OE. bulden, bilden, AS. byldan to build, fr. bold house; cf. Icel. b[=o]l farm, abode, Dan. bol small… …

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  • 5 building — noun Date: 14th century 1. a usually roofed and walled structure built for permanent use (as for a dwelling) 2. the art or business of assembling materials into a structure …

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  • 6 Building 429 — Background information Origin Fayetteville, North Carolina …

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  • 7 Building regulations in England and Wales — Building regulations are statutory instruments that seek to ensure that the policies set out in the relevant liegislation are carried out and Building regulations approval is required for most building work in the UK. Building regulations that… …

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  • 8 Building automation — can also refer to Build automation, the practice of programmatically compiling software programs. A Building Automation System (BAS) is an example of a Distributed control system. Building automation describes the functionality provided by the… …

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  • 9 Building Information Modeling — (BIM) is the process of generating and managing building data during its life cycle [Lee, G., Sacks, R., and Eastman, C. M. (2006). Specifying parametric building object behavior (BOB) for a building information modeling system. Automation in… …

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  • 10 Building insulation — refers broadly to any object in a building used as insulation for any purpose. Whilst the majority of insulation in buildings is for thermal purposes, the term also applies to acoustic insulation, fire insulation, and impact insulation. Often an… …

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  • 11 Building 470 — Building 470, called the “Pilot Plant” or sometimes “Anthrax Tower”, was a notorious seven story steel and brick building at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, USA, used in the small scale production of biological warfare (BW) agents. The… …

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  • 12 Building restoration — describes the process of the renewal and refurbishment of the fabric of a building. The phrase covers a wide span of activities, from the cleaning of the interior or exterior of a building such as is currently underway at St Paul s Cathedral in… …

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  • 13 Building Schools for the Future — (BSF) is the name of the UK Government s investment programme in secondary school buildings in England. The program is very ambitious in its costs, timescales and objectives, with politicians from all parties supportive of the principle but… …

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  • 14 Building implosion — is a term in use in the controlled demolition industry. It refers to strategically placing explosive material and timing its detonation so that a structure collapses on itself in a matter of seconds minimizing the physical damage to its immediate …

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  • 15 Building officials — of developed countries are generally referred to as administering building control systems that are mostly defined in statute. According to World Organisation of Building Officials, there were two distinct levels of building officials: (1) the… …

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  • 16 Building science — is the collection of scientific knowledge that focuses on the analysis and control of the physical phenomena affecting buildings. This includes the detailed analysis of building materials and building envelope systems.The practical purpose of… …

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  • 17 Building biology — (or Baubiologie as it was coined in Germany) is a pseudoscientific activity that investigates the indoor living environment for a variety of irritants. Practitioners consider the living environment as an organism, and believe its functioning can… …

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  • 18 Building Adjudication Victoria Inc — Building Adjudication Victoria Inc, a not for profit organisation which is authorised by the Building Commission, Victoria, Australia, as a Nominating Authority under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act… …

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  • 19 Building the Virginian Railway — began as a project to create an convert|80|mi|km|sing=on long short line railroad to provide access for shipping of untapped bituminous coal reserves in southern West Virginia early in the 20th century. After facing a refusal of the big railroads …

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  • 20 Building integrated photovoltaics — (BIPV) are photovoltaic materials that are used to replace conventional building materials in parts of the building envelope such as the roof, skylights, or facades. [http://www.wbdg.org/design/bipv.php] They are increasingly being incorporated… …

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