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H-Beam A beam, the cross-section of which is the shape of a capital.
Half-Timbered Residential construction exposing the timber frame of the interior walls, the space between being lath and plaster. In simulated half-timbering, the attaching of boards (or a plastic which is treated
Hall Originally, a large building used as a meeting place, such as a town hall. The term has also become synonymous with hallway, the latter being a relatively narrow passageway between rooms.
Hardware General term which includes the following(a) Hinges-butt or pivot, (b) Lever Handles, knobs or pulls, (c) Latches, lockset, magnetic and friction catches, (d) Door closers, door holds, door bumpers. I
Hardwood Wood used for interior finish, such as oak, maple, and walnut. Although the term originally referred to the type of tree and not the hardness of the wood, modern usage usually refers to the hardness o
Hectare A French unit of measurement, equaling 10000 square meters, i.e., 2.471 acres.
Height Density A Zoning term referring to the regulation of maximum building heights for structures in given areas.
Hiatus A gap or space unintentionally left when attempting to describe adjacent parcels of land.
High Rise Apartment Building An apartment building considered “high” in the area where it is built. There is no national height standard.
Highway Frontage Technically, land which front on a highway . for purposes of determining value, land which fronts on and has access to a highway.
Hi-Tech Building (High Technology Building) Primarily a modern industrial building which is particularly suited to the flexible uses and space needs of business organizations engaged in modern technologies. Such activ
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