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Public-images-osm logo.svg building:cladding
Obsolete key for the outer surface material of the building façade. Also see building:material=* Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Buildings
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations

building=* or building:part=*

Useful combination
See also
Status: abandonedPage for proposal

The key building:cladding=* was proposed long ago (around 2007) to describe the outer surface material of building walls, also known as the facade or façade. It has since been almost completely replaced by the more common key building:material=* which is used in the same way.

See also

  • building:material=* - more common synonym for this key, which also describes the facade or cladding material.
  • roof:material=* - the surface material of the roof
  • building:walls=* - a synonym which describes the material used to construct the walls, not necessarily the cladding
  • building:structure=* - construction method used for building walls - may not be verifiable when there is cladding
  • Simple 3D Buildings - overview of tags for mapping 3D buildings - uses building:material=* instead.