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In that question they answered that porches could be tagged with building:porch. With that in mind, how should I tag two building that share a wall with each other.

This also comes up in things like row homes and some building in commercial areas. The validator complains if I have a building that is an unclosed way, so I am assuming that I can't just make a building that only has three sides and shares its forth side with another building.

asked 25 Jul '16, 22:14

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talking of two four-sided buildings which share a wall:

The usual way: just let them share two nodes. Each four sides and one side of each uses the same nodes than the other building. Example

If you do not really know the inner walls of a quite uniform (outside) big building, then rather just map it as a single building with possibly several housenumber nodes (if it has several numbers). If it is terraced houses, then building=terrace would be the tag to use on such a way.

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answered 25 Jul '16, 22:51

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