buildering

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  • Info Buildering (also known as edificeering, urban climbing, structuring, or stegophily) describes the act of climbing on the outside of buildings and other artificial structures. more...
  • Although often practised as a solo sport, buildering has also become a popular group activity.
  • The practice is similar to buildering, which is done on the outsides of buildings.
  • Night climbing, as distinct from buildering, is performed mainly by undergraduates under cover of darkness.
  • One morning, they are reported buildering the east side of the Bleuets building and evading the police after that.
  • He wrote and published a buildering guide to Trinity College.
  • Adepts of buildering who are seen climbing on buildings without authorization are regularly met by police forces upon completing their exploit.
  • During the years from 1915 to 1920, buildering in New York City reached its peak.
  • In 1960, Richard Williams wrote the third edition of the Trinity buildering guide.
  • Until the year 2000 it was illegally used for buildering and BASE jumping.
  • The sport is a subset of buildering, or urban climbing, and is distinguished by the fact that it is usually carried out nocturnally by university students.
  • Buildering can also take a form more akin to bouldering, which tends towards ascending or traversing shorter sections of buildings and structures.
  • Night climbing is a particular branch of buildering which has been practiced for many years in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, England, and elsewhere.
  • Buildering also featured prominently in a book by F A Reeve, published in 1977.
  • Then in 1905, while a master at Eton College, Young produced another small volume on buildering, spoofing mountaineering.
  • In 1921, a group of undergraduates from St John's College, Cambridge, published a buildering guide to that college.
  • Most are covered with thousands of square concrete features, called "warts" by the students, which would be perfectly suited to buildering except that, while some are set into the wall, others are simply glued on.
  • Spectacular acts of buildering, such as free soloing skyscrapers, are usually accomplished by lone, experienced climbers, sometimes attracting large crowds of passers-by and media attention.
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