ARCHITECTURAL DICTIONARY                

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Under Ground
Under the surface of the ground, earth.
Unhinge
To take from the hinges, to render unstable.
Unsafe Building
Unsafe Building are those which are structurally unsafe, in-sanitary or provided with adequate means of egress or which constitute a fire hazard or are otherwise dangerous to human life or which in relation to safety or health or public welfare, by reason of inadequate maintenance dilapidation or abandonment.
Upholster
To furnish with stuffing, springs, to provide curtains.
Urban
Belonging to a city, town like as opposed to rural character.


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