Last edited 24 Nov 2020

Low-rise building

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A low-rise building is simply defined as one which is not tall enough to be classified as high-rise. However, there is no precise consensus as to what constitutes high rise.

A high-rise building is defined variously as a building in which:

Typically this is considered to include buildings of more than 7-10 storeys or 23-30 m.

Other definitions of buildings in relation to their height include:

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