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Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Preferred Term

houses

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Individual dwellings designed to be occupied by a single tenant or family. May also refer to a building for human occupation, for some purpose other than that of an ordinary dwelling; with this usage, "house" is generally prefaced (e.g., "cowhouse," "almshouse").

Variations

Adobe houses

Brick houses

Earth houses

Wooden-frame houses

Stone houses

Architects--Homes and haunts

architect-designed houses

Earth sheltered houses

Dwellings

Architecture, domestic

Single story houses

house

Broader Term

dwellings

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