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ONE-FAMILY DWELLING [1 record]

Record 1 2002-10-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Residential Architecture
  • Urban Housing
  • Sociology of the Family
DEF

single-family dwelling: Detached building designed for or used exclusively by one family.

DEF

single-family dwelling: A house designed to shelter one group of related individuals, typically with a single kitchen; often used to mean a detached house.

DEF

house: Building designed as one dwelling.

DEF

house: a building used as a dwelling, especially for a single family; ...

CONT

Single-family homes ... provide housing for about two-thirds of the families of the United States.

OBS

house: Term and definition standardized by ISO.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Architecture d'habitation
  • Habitation et logement (Urbanisme)
  • Sociologie de la famille
DEF

Maison qui comporte un seul logement.

DEF

Construction à un ou plusieurs niveaux destinée au logement d'une famille.

OBS

Compte tenu de l'évolution de la notion sociologique de «famille», le terme «maison individuelle» doit être préféré au terme «maison unifamiliale».

OBS

Le terme «maison unifamiliale» est utilisé au Québec, alors que le terme «maison individuelle» est usité en France.

OBS

maison individuelle : Terme et définition recommandés par l'Office de la langue française.

OBS

maison individuelle : Terme normalisé par l'ISO.

OBS

Ne pas confondre avec la «maison familiale» qui désigne en propre la maison qui abrite une famille en particulier.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Arquitectura de viviendas
  • Viviendas (Urbanismo)
  • Sociología de la familia
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