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Old July 5th, 2006, 07:15 AM   #1
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Flooring of your city's skyscrapers or buildings

OK this may be a bit confusing but how does your city floor it's buildings?

In the United States, most skyscrapers don't have a 13th flr. I noticed that one when I checked in The Flamingo Hotel in Vegas. In HK, some buildings will have a 13th flr. while some don't. Some buildings in HK don't have floors that ends with 4.
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Old July 5th, 2006, 07:24 AM   #2
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Hong Kong follows the British system, which means the ground floor is 0 while floor 1 is above it. North America follows a different system. Ground floor is either G or 1 so the numbers shift down.
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I'm in Manila right now and buildings there follow The US system. So it's starts with G/F and then 2/F. Manila scrapers don't have a 13th flr. either.
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