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Elevated buildings are those which, for myriad reasons, were constructed with the desire that they not be in contact with Terra Firma. They may occur in various forms, the predominant one being that of a relatively small building elevated well above the earth by posts or columns. These may be elevated caches, granaries or warehouses constructed for storage of food or supplies, fishing huts, bird watching or hunting blinds, or fire lookout towers.
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Elevated BuildingsTraditional Barns - Törbel, VS, Switzerland

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An ensemble of traditional Valais style stilted barns in the west of Törbel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Valais, Switzerland

date approved: 11/27/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsOffice Building - Ramsey, Isle of Man

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This office building is to the rear of 29 Parliament Street in Ramsey and is elevated to allow parking under it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 11/7/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsHórreo - Avilés, Asturias, España

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Asturian Hórreo, elevated building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Principado de Asturias, Spain

date approved: 10/18/2021

last visited: 10/20/2021

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Elevated BuildingsSingaraja Pier - Singaraja, Bali, Indonesia

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The Singaraja Pier consists of 4 restaurant on platforms above the sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Indonesia

date approved: 10/17/2021

last visited: 10/18/2021

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Elevated BuildingsAnderson Street Water Tower - Huntington Beach, CA

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An icon for Huntington Beach and Pacific Coast Highway is placed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is one of the tallest homes in the world. It is currently a vacation rental.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/17/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsUnilever 'De Brug' - Rotterdam, NL

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Op de Nassaukade staat het gebouw van Unilever. De Brug, zoals het kantoor genoemd wordt, is niet het hoofdkantoor maar wel een prachtig pand. Echt een icoon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Great4Fun

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/16/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsTorre Niemeyer - Avilés, Asturias, España

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A 360º view of the interior of the Mirador Tower

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Principado de Asturias, Spain

date approved: 10/11/2021

last visited: 10/12/2021

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Elevated BuildingsStrandpavillon "De Branding" - Zoutelande, ZL, Netherlands

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On the beach of Zoutelande is the restaurant "De Branding", which was placed on a pile construction to protect against high tides.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FamilieFrohne

location: Zeeland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/10/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsWhitefish Point Lookout - Whitefish Point MI

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White Fish Point Lookout at the former Whitefish Point Coast Guard Station. An believe it or not it is Paradise!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/9/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsRunge Nature Center Fire Tower - Jefferson City MO

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Runge Nature Center Fire Tower in Jefferson City MO

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/8/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsHórreo - Ourense, Galicia, España

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Galician elevated building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 10/7/2021

last visited: 10/10/2021

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Elevated BuildingsGeisel Library - San Diego, CA

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The famous Geisel Library at UC San Diego, dedicated to Dr. Seuss Geisel a former resident of San Diego (La Jolla).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/30/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsNorth Attleboro Fire Tower - World War I Memorial Park - North Attleboro, Massachusetts

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The 80-foot tall North Attleboro Fire Tower at World War I Park in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, tops out at an elevation of 470 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/30/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsFormer Queest Mountain Lookout - Salmon Arm, BC

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RJ Haney Heritage Village & Museum is located at the southeast corner of the city of Salmon Arm. on Highway 97B/50th Street NE. It is about 1 km south of the Trans Canada Highway/Highway 1.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/26/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsMount Roberts Lookout Tower- Eureka, Montana

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Tobacco Valley Historical Village is located at the junction of Hwy. 93/Riverside Drive and Tobacco Road. This is a great museum and it is FREE. You can visit the museum and walk around even if it is closed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Montana

date approved: 9/25/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsD.E.M. Fish and Wildlife Marine Fisheries Coastal Lab - Jerusalem, Rhode Island

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The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (D.E.M.) Fish and Wildlife Marine Fisheries Coastal Lab in Jerusalem, Rhode Island is built on stilts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/23/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsKasbah - Hengelo, NL

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De Kasbah is een opvallend complex van paalwoningen in Hengelo in Overijssel. Het ontwerp is van de Amsterdamse architect Piet Blom, bekend van de kubuswoningen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PetjeOp

location: Overijssel, Netherlands

date approved: 9/17/2021

last visited: 9/25/2021

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Elevated BuildingsHórreos - A Peroxa, Ourense, Galicia, España

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Hórreos in A PEroxa

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 9/15/2021

last visited: 9/18/2021

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Elevated BuildingsBathing hut - Rorschach - St. Gallen - Switzerland

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bathing hut, Rorschach, St. Gallen, Switzerland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PetjeOp

location: St. Gallen, Switzerland

date approved: 9/6/2021

last visited: 9/25/2021

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Elevated BuildingsPrinces Quay - Kingston-upon-Hull, UK

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Princes Quay is a shopping mall built on stilts over a former dock in the port of Kingston-upon-Hull.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/5/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsThe Atomium - Brussels, Belgium

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Climb inside an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times its normal size.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 9/4/2021

last visited: 10/15/2021

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Elevated BuildingsGranary, Cowdray House - Midhurst, Sussex, UK

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A Medieval granary near Cowdray House ruins, Midhurst

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ashberry

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsStabbur - Borgarsyssel Museum -Sarpsborg, Norway

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Borgarsyssel Museum has an open-air collection of historic buildings, including this stabbur

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Viken, Norway

date approved: 8/25/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsLodstårnet - Dragør

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Det 16 meter høje Lodstårn blev bygget i 1912. The 16 meter high habor pilot tower was built in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 8/24/2021

last visited: never

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Elevated BuildingsHusbergs Pivå - Falun, Sweden

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Husbergs Pivot is one of the buildings at Falun mine. At a shaft, a pivot point is used to switch the power being transmitted, from waterweel to mechanism.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Dalarna, Sweden

date approved: 8/24/2021

last visited: never

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