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Spanish to English translations [PRO] Architecture / Eco Terraces
Spanish term or phrase:planta de altura
A que se refiere cuando menciona planta de altura .... high building or built over something? no entiendo por que lo menciona aqui. Esto es el contexto......
La ecoterraza es un pabellón aislado polivalente, con una planta de altura, concebido como un ecosistema urbano que hace frente a un entorno cada vez mas agresivo, para ser utilizado durante todo el ano de forma flexible adaptándose a las necesidades hosteleras requeridas
Explanation: It may seem a little facile, but I think it simply means that the terrace is only one level high.
Michael Dorrity Local time: 02:09 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 4
Thanks for all your help Michael :-))
29 mins confidence:
same level as existing structure
Explanation: patios and terraces can be built level with the structure or higher or lower. In this case it means same level. In high rises for example, one might have to go up or down steps to reach the terrace.
Lydia De Jorge United States Local time: 21:09 Works in field Native speaker of: Spanish, English PRO pts in category: 28
Explanation: The first is AmE, the second BrE.
I found an article about this, and it is definitely referring to the fact that there is just one floor, but the way they refer to it "una planta de altura" is translated as I've mentioned (the same as dos plantas de altura would be= two story high... it's the way architects talk...)
This is the article I found, in spanish, it will clear doubts as it is not built over anything and neither a high building... just a pavilion, building that is one story/storey high... set on the exterior of hotels and according to this article on pavements!