Tag: building

Basic Construction Terms

When I study the construction phrases, I saw this set of terms of construction.  Recorded here for further use. Balloon Framed Wall – Framed walls (generally over 10′ tall) that run the entire vertical length from the floor sill plate to the roof. This is done to eliminate the need for a gable end truss.

Jin Mao Tower

I have been Jin Mao Tower of Shanghai. It is 2009-09-02. We took the subway No.2 to Pudong. Just walk to Jin Mao Tower. The Shanghai Grand Hyatt is the famous hotel there. It occupies floors 53 to 87. It is total 88-story. We did not go to the F/88. The 88th floor (not part