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  • A giant iguana comes on the screen, then a fake brontosaurus and a live tarantula blown up as big as a ten-story building.

    The Memory Palace

  • I have had my balloon catch fire in mid air, I have hung on the cornice of a ten-story house, I have dropped like a bullet for six hundred feet when a parachute was slow in opening; but never have I felt so weak and faint and sick as when I staggered toward the unscratched boy and gripped him by the arm.

    An Adventure in the Upper Sea

  • Activity-Based Working (ABW) was implemented into the design from the start – the architects opened up and animated the ten-story light filled atrium with 26 “meeting pods” that allowed for clear visual communication between pods and throughout the large open space. digg this digg this email this email this tweet this tweet this facebook this facebook this

    Macquarie Bank’s Green Office is Part Space Station, Part Cathedral Macquarie Bank Headquarters by Clive Wilkinson Architects (CWA) – Inhabitat

  • ABW was implemented into the design immediately – the architects opened up and animated the ten-story light filled atrium with 26 “meeting pods” that allowed for clear visual communication between pods and throughout the large open space.

    Macquarie Bank's Green Office is Part Space Station, Part Cathedral | Inhabitat

  • The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory was at the top of a ten-story building.

    Uprising

  • All of them were threatened by the fire escape that fell away from the building, by the blocked stairway, by the tiny elevators that served the entire ten-story building.

    Uprising

  • On the surface, the building was a simple ten-story office block for the civilian workers and assistants to the Senate, but below ground level were another twenty floors of offices and workspaces belonging to the Tal Shiar.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • On March 25, 1911, on a Saturday at 4:45 p.m., close to quitting time, a fire broke out on the eighth and ninth floors of its ten-story building.

    Peter Dreier: The Fire Last Time

  • This is not unlike the razor to your wrist, the car running in the garage port, the one foot hanging off the ten-story ledge.

    Silver

  • I worked my way through my first six months here, fastidiously studying the ways of the publishing world, reading all the required texts for my adult literature seminars and writing my ten-story collection.

    Rebecca Serle: An Adult in a Child's World

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