House

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Building

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A house is a building that functions as a home.
A building, or edifice, is a structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory.

Home

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A house is a building that functions as a home.
It is often a house, apartment, or other building, or alternatively a mobile home, houseboat, yurt or any other portable shelter.

Hut

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They can range from simple dwellings such as rudimentary huts of nomadic tribes and the improvised shacks in shantytowns to complex, fixed structures of wood, brick, concrete or other materials containing plumbing, ventilation, and electrical systems.
A hut is a mud hole of a lower quality than a house (durable, well-built dwelling) but higher quality than a shelter (place of refuge or safety) such as a tent and is used as temporary or seasonal shelter or in primitive societies as a permanent dwelling.

Bedroom

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Most conventional modern houses in Western cultures will contain one or more bedrooms and bathrooms, a kitchen or cooking area, and a living room.
A bedroom is a room of a house, mansion, castle, palace, hotel, dormitory, apartment, condominium, duplex or townhouse where people sleep.

Dwelling

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They can range from simple dwellings such as rudimentary huts of nomadic tribes and the improvised shacks in shantytowns to complex, fixed structures of wood, brick, concrete or other materials containing plumbing, ventilation, and electrical systems.
In law, a dwelling (also residence, abode) is a self-contained unit of accommodation used by one or more households as a home - such as a house, apartment, mobile home, houseboat, vehicle or other "substantial" structure.

Beit

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Beit in Arabic means house, while in Maltese bejt refers to the roof of the house.
A Beit (also spelled bait, بيت, literally "a house") is a metrical unit of Arabic, Iranian, Urdu and Sindhi poetry.

Roof

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Houses use a range of different roofing systems to keep precipitation such as rain from getting into the dwelling space.
Most US domestic architecture, except in very dry regions, has roofs that are sloped, or pitched.

Real estate

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Feng shui can also mean the "aura" in or around a dwelling, making it comparable to the real-estate sales concept of "indoor-outdoor flow".
See List of house types for a complete listing of housing types and layouts, real estate trends for shifts in the market, and house or home for more general information.

House plan

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Although very public, the open plan encouraged sociality and connectivity for all inhabitants.
A house plan is a set of construction or working drawings (sometimes called blueprints) that define all the construction specifications of a residential house such as the dimensions, materials, layouts, installation methods and techniques.

Den (room)

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A den is a small room in a house where people can pursue activities in private.

Family room

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A family room is an informal, all-purpose room in a house.

Bet (letter)

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The symbol was called "bayt", "bet" or "beth" in various related languages, and became beta, the Greek letter, before it was used by the Romans.
The name bet is derived from the West Semitic word for "house", and the shape of the letter derives from a Proto-Sinaitic glyph that may have been based on the Egyptian hieroglyph Pr which depicts a house.

Nursery (room)

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A nursery is usually, in American connotations, a bedroom within a house or other dwelling set aside for an infant or toddler.

Witold Rybczynski

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Sociologist Witold Rybczynski wrote, "the subdivision of the house into day and night uses, and into formal and informal areas, had begun."
Rybczynski has written around 300 articles and papers on the subjects of housing, architecture, and technology, many of which are aimed at a non-technical readership.

Study (room)

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A study is a room in a house that is used for paperwork, computer work, or reading.

Living room

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Most conventional modern houses in Western cultures will contain one or more bedrooms and bathrooms, a kitchen or cooking area, and a living room.
In Western architecture, a living room, also called a lounge room (Australian English ), lounge (British English ), or sitting room (British English ), is a room in a residential house or apartment for relaxing and socializing.

Recreation room

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Some large houses in North America have a recreation room.
Often children and teenagers entertain their friends in the rec room, which is often located in the basement, away from the main living areas of the house.

Contemporary history

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This way of living and the home has been noted as highly similar to the contemporary family and their dwellings.
In the beginning of the 2000s (decade), there was a global rise in prices in commodities and housing, marking an end to the commodities recession of 1980–2000.

Ancient Rome

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Roman architect Vitruvius' theories have claimed the first form of architecture as a frame of timber branches finished in mud, also known as the primitive hut.
In the capital city of Rome, there were imperial residences on the elegant Palatine Hill, from which the word palace derives.

Construction

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First small inside rooms framing, then later, whole walls were prefabricated and carried to the construction site.
Cost of construction on a per square meter (or per square foot) basis for houses can vary dramatically based on site conditions, local regulations, economies of scale (custom designed homes are often more expensive to build) and the availability of skilled tradesmen.

Passive house

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They include the zero-energy house, the passive solar house, the autonomous buildings, the superinsulated and houses built to the Passivhaus standard.
The first Passivhaus residences were built in Darmstadt in 1990, and occupied by the clients the following year.

Architecture

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Roman architect Vitruvius' theories have claimed the first form of architecture as a frame of timber branches finished in mud, also known as the primitive hut.
The scope of the profession includes landscape design; site planning; stormwater management; environmental restoration; parks and recreation planning; visual resource management; green infrastructure planning and provision; and private estate and residence landscape master planning and design; all at varying scales of design, planning and management.

Boarding house

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A boarding house is a house (frequently a family home) in which lodgers rent one or more rooms for one or more nights, and sometimes for extended periods of weeks, months, and years.

Earth shelter

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An earth shelter is a structure (usually a house) with earth (soil) against the walls, on the roof, or that is entirely buried underground.

Owner-occupancy

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Home ownership provides a common measure of prosperity in economics.
This home can be house, apartment, condominium, or a housing cooperative.