User:Dieterdreist/Sandbox/Towers

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Typology

Different types of towers:

in fortifications

bastion historic tower (in citywalls, in castles, Bergfried, )

  • half tower / open tower / open-gorged tower (is open on the rear), wikipedia

other defensive

watchtower https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flowers_before_former_DDR_watch_tower._Aug_1991,_near_Hilders..jpg

historic towers in town residences (private towers) historic tower houses (britain)

representative

  • man_made=communications_tower television tower
  • building=office_tower office tower
  • tower residence / apartment tower
  • hotel tower
  • bell tower (free standing / part of church building) / carrilon
  • minarett
  • library
  • culture palace (eastern europe, ex cssr)

leisure

  • panorama tower / viewing tower
  • diving tower

monument

other Examples:

Ossuary

functional structures

Interesting Properties