[Tagging] Tag for number of flats

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 23:11:59 UTC 2021


https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key%3Abuilding%3Aflats

building:flats=<number> is most common, it's been used over 2 million times
and is widespread for the past 6 years.

I'll change the status to "de facto".

-- Joseph Eisenberg

On Sat, Jan 30, 2021 at 3:02 PM Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> sent from a phone
>
> > On 30 Jan 2021, at 18:55, Florian Lohoff <f at zz.de> wrote:
> >
> > Now when i am visiting new buildings i am counting bell buttons
> > i'd like to put this information into OSM. Could be useful for
> > tons of analysis.
>
>
> maybe it should be usage agnostic, something like building:units = n
> because there could be apartments, shops, offices, etc in the same
> building.
>
> Then on the other hand, offices come with huge size variations, so “1
> office unit” might not convey the information you want to have, as it could
> be 20 sqm or 20000.
>
> Cheers Martin
>
>
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