Last edited 02 Nov 2018

Types of building

The word ‘building’ is commonly considered to refer to an enclosed structure within which people can perform activities. See our introductory article: Building.

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There are many ways of classifying types of building, including:

This article presents a list of common types of building alphabetically (rather than by any one type of classification) with links to articles providing further information. To add to the list, click ‘Edit this article’ above.

See also: Architectural styles and Use class.

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