[Tagging] Moveable objects tagged as building=*

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Dec 16 21:31:30 UTC 2014

Another common use for such temporary buildings is as the office at a major construction site. They may sit in one place until the construction project is completed, or may be relocated for different phases of the project. Once the project is completed, the construction office trailers are removed.

On December 16, 2014 8:30:31 AM CST, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 7:44 AM, John Willis <johnw at mac.com> wrote:
> >
> > Semi temporary buildings are usually called portables. Schools I
> have been
> > to in the US will have them in place for several years, though they
> lack a
> > foundation and can be moved away whole or in sections as a truck
> trailer -
> > similar to a mobile home. Although the method is not similar, the
> office
> > bus I wrote about is used in a similar manner. Perhaps building =
> portable?
> Well, wondering if portable is starting to become a misnomer for "just
> plain cheaping out," since everyplace I've seen 'em (mostly southern
> California and western Oregon) park 'em once, then use them until they
> rot
> and collapse 4 decades later.
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