low-rise

low-rise

A low-rise is a building that is only a few stories tall or any building that is shorter than a high-rise, though others include the classification of mid-rise. Emporis defines a low-rise as “an enclosed structure below 35 metres [115 feet] which is divided into regular floor levels.” The city of Toronto defines a mid-rise as a building between 4 and 12 stories.

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