Building Envelopes

Three-dimensional space within which a structure is permitted to be built on a zoning lot; used especially in relation to zoning regulations concerned with land use and access to light and air.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
19403
Names
building envelopes
building envelope
bulk envelopes
envelopes, building
bouwzones Dutch
bouwzone Dutch
cerramiento del edificio Spanish
normas de edificación Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300154314. The J. Paul Getty Trust.