|of these articles refers to an area within a dwelling or a building. Further meanings under room (term clarifying)|
than rooms an area is designated, the one of walls, soil and cover umschlossener part of a dwelling or a building,in particular residential building forms. Not rooms to be called usually those areas, which do not serve expressly living purposes, like garages, stables or secondary rooms such as halls, elevator pits and the like. On ships one calls areas cabs or cabins.
The word is derived from the old high German zimbar, „building timber “and means originally wooden blockhouse. Since this building method, often only the ebenerdige dwelling in log construction method was comparatively aufwändig were implemented. The room was thus the gezimmerte room. This meaning still lives on in the technical language of the Carpenter in the expression room for the edge connection of a building of blocks .
kinds of rooms
- after its principal purpose
- according to its layer
- or after her style