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Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Architecture
Norwegian term or phrase: Skivehusene
In an architectural text - a reference to the work of Aasland and Korsmo and a style of house called "Skivehusene".
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Summary of answers provided
4high-rise building with rectangular base
Thomas Deschington
4 -1zero-energy houses
Diarmuid Kennan


  

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17 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
zero-energy houses


Explanation:
http://books.google.com/books?id=8Os6w2gyqhQC&pg=PA170&lpg=P...

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Note added at 17 hrs (2008-01-20 10:50:03 GMT)
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See pages 168-170 in the link above.

Diarmuid Kennan
Ireland
Local time: 10:08
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Thomas Deschington: I disagree with you in this context because the architect Aasland died in 1968, and the project you refer to is from the 1970s. Plus a "skivehus" is a type of "høyhus".
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1 day1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
skivehus
high-rise building with rectangular base


Explanation:
There might be a more precise term for this type of building, but at least this is what the building is according to definition.

Example sentence(s):
  • Vi kan snakke om to hovedtyper høyhus; skivehus med tydelig rektangulær grunnflate og tårnhus med tilnærmet kvadratisk eller sirkulær grunnflate.

    Reference: http://www.trondheim.kommune.no/attachment.ap?id=13741
Thomas Deschington
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