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Public-images-osm logo.svg building:material
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Outer material for the building façade.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: Unspecified

This page describes tags for the facade of 3D buildings.


Key Value Short description Example image
building:material plaster Building plastered Plaster
building:material brick Facade made of bricks Wall of bricks
building:material wood facade made out of wood Wood
building:material concrete facade of concrete concrete
building:material glass front covered in glass Glassfront
building:material mirror front covered in mirrored-glass mirrored-glass front
building:material stone stone on stone, mostly castles etc. Stonefront
building:material sandstone stone made of sand Sandstone
building:material limestone This is used to indicate Wikipedia-16px.png Limestone Limestone as building material
building:material sand_cement_blocks Hand made blocks using a mix of Sand and Cement Manual Sundrying Sand Stone Bricks
building:material steel non-decorative metal, often seen on industrial buildings or tanks.
building:material metal metal front, flat or in waves Metalfront
building:material mdf front with hard plates, not metal, mdf Mftfront
building:material timber_framing Timber framing Timber framing
building:material  ??? front with other, metal plates Platefront
building:material  ??? front with plastic or stone plates Stone/plasticplatefront
building:material  ??? plastic vinyl strips Vinyl siding
building:material  ???

See also