A two-story building has a first floor (at ground level) and a second floor in the US. A two-storey building has a ground floor (at ground level) and a first floor in the UK. English Only.
Also, is it two story or two storey?
In American English, the noun story means narrative or 'level of a building'. However, in British English, 'level of a building' is written 'storey'. The plural of story is stories. The plural of storey is storeys.
Which is correct story or storey?
A storey (British English) or story (American English) is any level part of a building with a floor that could be used by people (for living, work, storage, recreation, et cetera). Plurals for the word are "storeys" and "stories" for the English (UK) and English (US) versions, respectively.
What is a 3 story building?
Buildings in areas designated “3-story”, which has a maximum height of 45 feet, could be a two story building with each story being 15 feet (30 feet total), a three story building with each story being 15 feet (45 feet total), or a three story building with each story being 11 feet tall (33 feet total.)
Is it cheaper to build a 1 or 2 story house?
Per square foot, a one-story house is more costly to build than a two-story home. There is a larger footprint, meaning more foundation building and more roofing materials. Two-story homes, on average, command higher prices, because the demand among families is higher.