2-Spänner Wohnung

English translation: building with 2 flats per storey

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German term or phrase:2-Spänner (Zweispänner)
English translation:building with 2 flats per storey
Entered by: Victor Dewsbery

20:30 Mar 17, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
German term or phrase: 2-Spänner Wohnung
Beim Gebäudetyp 3 handelt es sich um 2- Spänner mit 3,5 Zimmer Wohnungen.

Bit stumped here *scratch*
James Johnson
Local time: 13:04
building with 2 flats per storey
Explanation:
Another market report on an apartment building for a foreign investor?
(Guess what I've just finished here!!!)

In my context (confirmed by the architect who wrote the report), a Zweispanner is a building with 2 flats/apartments per storey and a Sechsspanner is a building with 6 flats/apartments per storey. (She confirmed these translations because I queried her on a typo in one of the lines including this term).

So in your case, it's a building with 2 flats (of 3.5 rooms each) on each floor.
And as for the three and a half rooms, that's a completely different kettle of fish (I think there's something on that in the Kudoz archives).
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Victor Dewsbery
Germany
Local time: 13:04
Grading comment
Cheers :)

And yes, big banks buying residential wreckage!
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2-Spänner
building with 2 flats per storey


Explanation:
Another market report on an apartment building for a foreign investor?
(Guess what I've just finished here!!!)

In my context (confirmed by the architect who wrote the report), a Zweispanner is a building with 2 flats/apartments per storey and a Sechsspanner is a building with 6 flats/apartments per storey. (She confirmed these translations because I queried her on a typo in one of the lines including this term).

So in your case, it's a building with 2 flats (of 3.5 rooms each) on each floor.
And as for the three and a half rooms, that's a completely different kettle of fish (I think there's something on that in the Kudoz archives).

Victor Dewsbery
Germany
Local time: 13:04
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Grading comment
Cheers :)

And yes, big banks buying residential wreckage!

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agree  Antje Harder: http://www.planetproperty.de/magazine/dictionary_detail.php/...
4 mins
  -> Gute Referenz, danke.
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