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Gable The exterior wall surface, triangular in shape, formed by the inclined edges of a ridged roof (Gable roof).
Gallery (1) A covered walkway, open on one side, running along an upper story of a building, either inside or outside. (2) the highest theater balcony, having the cheapest seats. (3) a building or portion o
Gambrel Roof A curb roof, having a steep lower slope with a flatter upper slope above.
Garage A place to keep or repair motor vehicles, either a building adjacent or attached to a residence, or as a commercial enterprises.
Garden A small parcel of land used for growing fruit, vegetable , or flowers, which are usually not sold, but used by the grower.
Garden Apartments An apartment development consisting of 2 or more structures, surrounded by an abundance of lawns, plants, flower, etc., giving a garden-like atmosphere.
Georgian Architecture A colonial style of architecture dating back to the eighteenth century. Characterized by the first floor windows extending to the ground, its exterior placements ( window, doors, etc.) being simple an
Glass Block A building block of hollow glass, used as a decorative wall, but not usually a bearing wall.
Glass-wool Insulation Insulation made in sheets from glass fibers, covered with water resistant or asphalt treated paper.
Glazier A mechanic who is responsible for handling and installing glass.
Ground Beam A horizontal Beam, very heavy and strong, installed at ground level to support and distribute the weight of that part of the building above the foundation.
Ground Level Being at the level of the surrounding land, such as the ground floor of a building.
Green Field Site An area of land, usually in the edge of a town or city or away from substantial urban areas, hitherto undeveloped, but for which development is now proposed.
Gross External Area (Gea) The aggregate superficial areas of a building taking each floor into account. As described in the RICS/ ISVA Code of Measuring Practice this includes external walls and projections, internal walls and
Gunta Unit of measurement in certain parts of India. One Gunta is equal to 101.20 square meters or 1088.99 square feet.
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