Non-building structure



Nonbuilding structure, also referred to simply as structure, refers to a body or system of connected parts used to support a load not designed for continuous human occupancy. The term is used by architects, structural engineers, and mechanical engineers to distinctly identify built structures that are not buildings.[1]

Examples of nonbuilding structures:

Exceptions

Some structures that are occupied periodically and would otherwise be considered nonbuilding structures are categorized as "buildings" for life and fire safety purposes:

See also

References

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