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dwellings


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Term Type

Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Preferred Term

dwellings

Details

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."

Variations

Single family homes

residential housing

houses

homes

domiciles

architecture, domestic

housing, residential

One-family houses

residences

facilities, domestic

architecture, domestic

buildings, residential

domestic architecture

domestic facilities

domiciles

facilities, residential

habitations

homes

residences

residential buildings

residential facilities

dwelling

Narrower Terms

houses

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