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Last edited 21 Oct 2020
Building spaces definition
Uniclass is a voluntary classification system for the construction industry that can be used for structuring project information, such as building information models (BIM). It was created in 1997 by the Construction Project Information committee (CPIC).
"In buildings, spaces are provided for various activities to take place. In some cases a space is only suitable for one activity, for example a kitchen, but a school hall may be used for assemblies, lunches, sports, concerts and dramas. Also classed as spaces are transport corridors that run between two locations, such as London Kings Cross to Newcastle, or the M1 from London to Leeds."
- Access rooms.
- Bathroom definition.
- Blind arcade.
- British post-war mass housing.
- Circulation space.
- Concealed space.
- Communal open space.
- Community facilities.
- Crawl space.
- External space.
- Fire compartment.
- Habitable room.
- Inner room.
- Internal functional space.
- Internal occupied space.
- Landing definition.
- Multifunctional space.
- Open space.
- Playable space.
- Principal habitable room.
- Protected escape route.
- Room for residential purposes.
- Sanitary accommodation.
- Space classifications for lighting controls.
- Unprotected escape route.
- Utility room.
- Water closet.
- Youth space.
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
- Anthropometrics in architectural design.
- Architectural styles.
- Building activities definition.
- Building activities.
- Building complex.
- Building component.
- Building element.
- Building entities.
- Building products.
- Building system.
- Built environment.
- Construction Project Information committee.
- Construction works.
- Types of building.
- Uniclass 2015.
- Use class.
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