08:25 Feb 11, 2020
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Architecture
Polish term or phrase: zagłębienie
zagłębienie budynku w gruncie
Oksana Bończyk

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3below-grade placement/positioning//depth
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
3sunk, sunken
Kamila Ołtarzewska

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lub 'frog' na powierzchni cegły (Sł. Naukowo Techniczny Czerni, Skrzyńska, str. 799)

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Kamila Ołtarzewska
Local time: 15:19
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Asker: Chodzi o zagłębienie budynku w gruncie, nie zagłębienie w ścianie :-)

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sunk, sunken


Note added at 1 hr (2020-02-11 10:12:28 GMT)

Rozwiązaniem ma być "zagłębienie" budynku w gruncie. Ratusz szacuje koszt inwestycji na 30 mln zł -


Designed by Yo Shimada of Tato Architects, the main part of the home is partially sunken in the ground, which includes the kitchen, living room, and bedrooms. The standout features of the house are the three white structures on the top of the main space. -

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below-grade placement/positioning//depth

Below-grade depth only if the there is a number following the phrase.

The below-grade positioning of the reactor core has further safety related advantages in that it is more resistant to sabotage and to damage from seismic events ..

and (7) simultaneous measurement of vibrations at the surface (free-field) and at depth (at the bottom of a hole for a drilled pier) to simulate the effect of below-grade placement of a lab in a basement.

Note added at 3 hrs (2020-02-11 12:22:46 GMT)


Alternatively, below-ground.

Note added at 4 hrs (2020-02-11 12:53:59 GMT)

This article discusses the effects of below-grade building placement on vibrations measured prior to design and construction.

Available methods for calculation of unsteady heat losses by underground buildings take into account such factors as depth of underground building placement

Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
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