[Tagging] building=clubhouse

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 07:07:00 UTC 2018

On 20/07/18 15:40, Marc Gemis wrote:

> building=clubhouse is fine as value, unless
> - the club is located in a pub (e.g. darts, pools, biljarts)
> - the club is located in the former barn of a farm (e.g. old timer
> (car) club I know).
> - perhaps building=civic when the club is located in a town hall or so.
> there are probably other examples where a club is located in a
> building that not build as a building to house a club.

Usually the club uses the those premisses part time.
I would think the building would be tagged with the appropriate thing, pub, barn, etc and the club be placed as a node.
I know of one club that bought a pub, so sometimes the building might be used as a clubhouse but be built as something else.

> There are plenty of buildings for soccer clubs (or other sports) or
> dog school/clubs that I see as building=clubhouse. Just not all of
> them.
> m.
> On Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 7:21 AM Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 19/07/18 18:20, Tobias Knerr wrote:
>>> On 19.07.2018 05:15, Warin wrote:
>>>> Would it not be best to combine all theses into building=clubhouse?
>>> I'm not opposed to the general idea of having a sport-independent tag
>>> for clubhouses, if we can agree on a suitable tag. However, please
>>> remember that the value of building=* does _not_ indicate what the
>>> building is used for. So I don't think it's a good choice for this
>>> purpose.
>> Building is supposed to be used for the outside appearance.
>> However building=house is used, and there are many different varieties
>> of appearances of houses .. yet they all have the same function.
>> Similar variations exist for other OSM buildings.
>> Yet there looks to be little in the way of mappers complaining about the
>> tagging.
>> Clubhouses exhibit a similar range, yet they do have characteristics
>> that help identify them.
>> Leaving them marked building=yes and having to include another tag for
>> 'clubhouse' I don't think is good.
>> If there is to be yet another tag then perhaps building:function=* might
>> be used?
>> Of course almost all building=house would be tagged
>> building:function=house, same for commercial etc etc .. they almost
>> always have the same function.
>> There, of course, are a few exceptions... perhaps this is a way of
>> tagging them.
>> The default value for building:function could be taken as that of the
>> building= tag to make life easier for the vast majority of features.
>> ???
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