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formålsbygg

English translation: purpose-built building(s)

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Norwegian (Bokmal) term or phrase:formålsbygg
English translation:purpose-built building(s)
Entered by: brigidm

16:49 Feb 13, 2012
Norwegian (Bokmal) to English translations [PRO]
Construction / Civil Engineering
Norwegian (Bokmal) term or phrase: formålsbygg
"De såkalte formålsbyggene skal inngå i forvaltningsbedriften Statsbygg. Formålsbyggene kjennetegnes ofte ved at det er vanskelig å skaffe alternative lokaler som passer for det formålet bygningen er spesielt konstruert for. I mange tilfeller vil alternative lokaler være ensbetydende med nytt bygg eller meget omfattende ombygging av annen bygningsmasse. Formålsbyggene er derfor ikke lett omsettelige i utleiemarkedet."

I've seen "single-purpose buildings" but I would prefer "purpose-built buildings".
brigidm
Norway
Local time: 16:47
purpose-built building(s)
Explanation:
You'd have a lot of company if you followed your heart -- see the link for examples. :-)
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Charles Ek
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Local time: 09:47
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purpose-built building(s)


Explanation:
You'd have a lot of company if you followed your heart -- see the link for examples. :-)


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