Zanzibar Building Tagging Guidelines Summary
Short Overview of tags for buildings.
|building||apartments, hotel, house, residential, , commercial, industrial, retail, warehouse, civic, hospital, school, public, kiosk, container, ruins, construction|
|name||The name of the building. If the Swahili name of the building is different use name:sw. If the building used to have a different name use old_name|
|amenity||A desirable or useful feature or facility of a building or place (ODO)
uncommon: college, courthouse, embassy, fire_station, library, post_office, townhall
|building:condition||good, average, poor, ruinous|
|start_date||This is the date the building was built/opened. It can only contain one single year (eg. 1970) or day (using the format yyyy-mm-dd eg. 1970-05-26). If you have to estimate the year, pick a value that fits into any of these brackets:
You *must* fill this in else the date layer in QGIS will not work.
|building||If construction of the building(s) took more than 1 year you may namespace the building key eg. building:1960-1970=construction. See Date namespace.|
|building:architecture:typology||single_storey_swahili, swahili_2020, suburban_villa, apartment_block, indian_shopfront, kariakoo, high_street, government, public_school, madrasa, mosque, market_stall, others|
In our project this is referred to as the Architectural Style.
|architect||Name of the architect. You may add architect:wikipedia and website Especially the first one (if it exists) is super interesting in the long run.|
|building:levels||Amount of storeys in a building. The ground floor is 1, so a 1 Storey building is 2 etc.|
|building:structure||Building Structures as used in Kathmandu