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house with more than 1 story / storied building / floor / CL: 層|层, , 棟|栋
building under construction / commercial property / real estate (for sale or rent)
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surname Lou
original poster (in an online forum) / landlord of a building (traditional)
story / floor
A Dream of Red Mansions (first completed edition 1791) by Cao Xueqin 曹雪芹, one of the four great novels
building (a relatively large, multi-storey one) / CL: ,
real estate market
main building
office building / CL: , 棟|栋
stair / staircase / CL: 個|个
slab type building
a drum tower / Drum Tower, historic attraction in Xian, Beijing etc
high building / multistory building / skyscraper / CL:
tower (of building)
upstairs / (Internet slang) previous poster in a forum thread
top floor / attic / loft / garret / penthouse / (flat) rooftop (often used as an outdoor living area etc)
multistoried building / tower / pagoda
garret / loft / attic
a building of two or more stories / CL: 棟|栋, ,
Zhonglou district of Changzhou city 常州市, Jiangsu
bell tower / campanile / clock tower / Bell Tower, historic attraction in Xian, Beijing etc
Loulan, aka Kroraina, ancient oasis town on the Silk Road near Lop Nor 羅布泊|罗布泊
to go upstairs
corridor / passageway (in storied building)
to go downstairs
dormitory building / CL: ,
top of a building
to jump from a building (to kill oneself) / fig. to sell at a large discount (in advertising)
tearoom / teahouse / dim sum restaurant (Hong Kong)
office building
Yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan City, built in 223, burnt down in 1884, rebuilt in 1985 / favored place of poet sages, who in legend arrived riding golden cranes / Tang poem by Cui Hao 崔顥|崔颢, with theme 'the past will never return' / one of three famous pagodas in China along with Yueyang Tower 岳陽樓|岳阳楼 in Yueyang, north Hunan, and Tengwang Tower 滕王閣|滕王阁 in Nanchang, Jiangxi
airport terminal
decorated archway
floor / floor (ie. metal plate, concrete slab, wooden planking etc)
staircase / flight of stairs
city gate tower
(literary) brothel / pleasure quarters
Drumtower city district (various) / Gulou district of Nanjing City 南京市, Jiangsu / Gulou or Drumtower district of Fuzhou city 福州市, Fujian
apartment building / CL:
building / pavilion
(dialect) balcony / terrace / (literary) high building / tower / (old) stage for theatrical performance
to fall off or jump off a building
tall building
department store
head of a flight of stairs
the Pentagon
dangerous housing / building that is about to collapse
On Yueyang Tower (1045), essay by Song writer Fan Zhongyan 范仲淹
Shilou county in Lüliang 呂梁|吕梁, Shanxi 山西
traditional Hakka communal residence in Fujian, typically a large multi-story circular structure built around a central shrine
residential building / CL: , , 棟|栋
mirage (lit. or fig.)
pavilion in the air (idiom); unrealistic Utopian construction / castles in Spain / imaginary future plans
the people are gone and the place is empty (idiom) / the sight of a deserted place brings old friends to mind / the place is deserted / the birds have flown
lit. a pavilion near the water (idiom); fig. using one's proximity to the powerful to obtain favor
Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French realist novelist, author of Madame Bovary
skyscraper / CL:
arcade (architecture)
silverware store / jewelry center
ship with several decks / turreted junk
pavilions and kiosks (in Chinese gardens)
corner (between walls)
watch tower / drum tower marking night watches
small ventilation tower on roof of building
bejeweled jade palace (idiom); sumptuous dwelling
pavilion / variant of 婁子|娄子
multi-storied building
apartment building offered for sale before construction is completed / off-plan property
multi-storied pagoda
haunted house
to jump to one's death
Chihkan Tower (formerly Fort Provintia) in Tainan, Taiwan (also written 赤崁樓|赤崁楼)
watchtower / observation tower / police booth
watchtower / lookout tower
World Trade Center (the twin towers destroyed by the 9-11 terrorists)
staircase balcony / landing
Qing dynasty novel the Western Chamber by Yuan Yuling 袁于令 / same as 西樓記|西楼记
house overhanging a river, supported at the rear by stilts / house built in a hilly area, supported by stilts
(bird species of China) common swift (Apus apus)
apartment building
extremely low price / knockdown price
apartment building / residential tower
to take it up a notch / to bring it up a level
airport terminal
tenement building, typically of 2-4 stories, with a shop on the ground floor and upper floors used for residential purposes (esp. in southern China)
office building
Yueyang Tower, famous beauty spot in Yueyang, north Hunan, overlooking Dongting Lake 洞庭湖 / one of three famous pagodas in China along with Yellow Crane Tower 黃鶴樓|黄鹤楼 in Wuhan, Hubei and Tengwang Tower 滕王閣|滕王阁 in Nanchang, Jiangxi
Yueyang Tower district of Yueyang city 岳陽|岳阳, Hunan
skyscraper / CL:
teaching block / school building
staircase with right-angled turn / L-shaped staircase

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