Industrial Structures

This term is a "guide term," not intended for indexing or cataloging. To refer to buildings or groups of buildings intended to house the machinery and activities associated with modern industry and machine manufacture that arose after the Industrial Revolution, beginning in the mid-19th century, use "industrial buildings.".

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17908
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industrial structures
industriële bouwconstructies Dutch
industriële bouwconstructie Dutch
estructuras industriales Spanish

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General term that groups all structures built for the purpose of industry. For buildings or groups of buildings intended to house the machinery and activities associated with modern industry and machine manufacture that arose after the Industrial Revolution, beginning in the mid-19th century, use "industrial buildings."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300121918. The J. Paul Getty Trust.