Types and characteristics 2021

The littlest independent condos are alluded to as studio, productivity or single guy lofts in the US and Canada, or studio level in the UK. These units normally comprise of a huge single principle room which goes about as the lounge, lounge area and room consolidated and typically additionally incorporates kitchen offices, with a different washroom. In Korea, the expression “one room” (wonroom) alludes to a studio apartment.[8]

A bedsit is a UK variation on single room convenience: a bed-parlor, presumably without cooking offices, with a shared washroom. A bedsit isn’t independent as isn’t a condo or level as this article utilizes the terms; it frames part of what the UK government calls a House in different occupation.[9]

Nursery loft (US)  apartemen

Merriam-Webster characterizes a nursery condo in American English as “a various unit low-ascent abiding having extensive yard or nursery space”[10] The high rises are frequently organized around patios that are open toward one side. Such a nursery loft shares a few attributes of a condo: every condo has its own structure passageway, or offers that entrance by means of a flight of stairs and anteroom that appends different units quickly above or potentially beneath it. Not at all like a condo, every loft possesses just one level. Such nursery apartment complexes are never multiple accounts high, since they regularly need lifts. Nonetheless, the primary “garden condo” structures in New York, USA, implicit the mid 1900s, were built five stories high.[11][12] Some nursery apartment complexes place a one-vehicle carport under every loft. The inside grounds are frequently arranged.

Nursery level (UK)

Georgian terraced condos. The dark railings encase the storm cellar zones, which in the 20th century were changed over to cultivate pads.

The Oxford English Dictionary characterizes the utilization of “garden level” in British English as “a storm cellar or ground-floor level with a perspective on and admittance to a nursery or grass”, despite the fact that its references recognize that the reference to a nursery might be fanciful. “Nursery level” can serve essentially as a code word for a storm cellar. The huge Georgian or Victorian apartment was worked with an unearthed underground space around its front known as a region, frequently encompassed by cast iron railings. This most minimal floor housed the kitchen, the primary work environment for the workers, with a “dealer’s passage” by means of the zone steps. This “lower ground floor” (another doublespeak) has demonstrated ideal for transformation to an independent “garden level”. One American expression for this course of action is an English cellar.

Storm cellar loft

Fundamental article: Basement condo

By and large on the least floor of a structure.

Auxiliary suite

Fundamental article: Secondary suite

At the point when piece of a house is changed over for the apparent utilization of the proprietor’s relative, the independent dwelling might be known as an “in-law loft”, “annexe”, or “granny level”, however these (occasionally illicitly) made units are frequently involved by conventional leaseholders instead of the property manager’s family member. In Canada these are usually situated beneath the principle house and are in this manner “cellar suites”.[citation needed] Another term is an “extra dwelling unit”, which might be important for the primary house, or an unsupported construction in its grounds.

Salon condo

Salon loft is a term connected to the restrictive condos worked as a feature of multi-family houses in Belgrade and in specific towns in Yugoslavia in the main many years of the twentieth century.[13] The construction of the lofts included halfway found vestibule with a joined capacity of the lounge area and at least one salon regions. The vast majority of these condos were underlying Belgrade (Serbia), alongside the principal instances of lofts famously named ‘salon condos’, with the idea of spatial and useful association later spreading to other bigger metropolitan communities in Yugoslavia.[14]


“Maisonette” diverts here. For different utilizations, see Maisonette (disambiguation).

Maisonette (a debasement of maisonnette, French for “little house” and initially the spelling in English also, yet which has since fallen into neglect) has no severe definition, however the OED recommends “a piece of a private structure which is involved independently, as a rule on more than one story and having its own external passage.” It varies from a level in having, typically, more than one story, with a flight of stairs inside to the home driving from the passageway floor to the upper (or, sometimes, lower) other floor. This is an extremely regular course of action in much post-war British lodging (particularly, yet not only, public lodging) serving both to diminish costs by decreasing the measure of room given to get to halls and to copy the ‘customary’ two-story patio house to which a considerable lot of the inhabitants would have been acclimated. It additionally takes into consideration lofts, in any event, when gotten to by a passage, to have windows on the two sides of the structure.

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