Architectural Significance

Definition

  • A measure of the impact or importance of a building. The functional or aesthetic design of the building, and/or the methods used to construct the building can all add or detract from a building's architectural significance

Synonyms
superstructure, building importance, structural significance, engineering feat, aesthetic design

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Contributing Property Definition,
    • Buildings within a historic district are either contributing or non-contributing properties with regards to historic value.
  • Historic Preservation (HP) Acronym,
    • A movement to protect buildings with historic value from destruction or extensive renovation.
  • Historic Structure Definition,
    • Important structure significant to history
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