Dwellings

Buildings or portions of a building designed exclusively for human residential occupancy, but not including hotels or other buildings intended for use by transients. For the locale which constitutes the center of an individual's domestic life, affectional relationships, and interests, together with the feeling of comfort and satisfaction that it conveys, use "home." For the collective concept referring to types of living arrangements of a particular group, use "housing.".

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Go Historic ID
2587
Names
dwellings
dwelling
architecture, domestic
buildings, residential
domestic architecture
domestic facilities
domiciles
facilities, domestic
facilities, residential
habitations
homes
housing, residential
residences
residential buildings
residential facilities
residential housing
woningen Dutch
woning Dutch
huizen Dutch
woongelegenheden Dutch
woonruimten Dutch
viviendas Spanish
vivienda Spanish
morada Spanish

More Definitions

Accommodations designed or adapted for residential occupancy, usually but not always intended for human occupancy rather than for animals. For hotels or other buildings intended for use by transients see "public accommodations" and its narrower concepts. For the locale which constitutes the center of an individual's domestic life, personal relationships, and interests, together with the feeling of comfort and satisfaction that it conveys, use "home (concept)." For the collective concept referring to types of living arrangements of a particular group, use "housing."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005425. The J. Paul Getty Trust.