Scope note for the class Stratigraphic Building Unit – B5  Back

Scope note


This class comprises instances of physical things that represents the minimal construction unit of a built work. The B5 Stratigraphic Building Unit is a constituent part of a B2 Morphological Building Section. The Stratigraphic Building Unit (B5) represents a single evidence of human activity intentionally performed on the building: e.g. the presence of mortar, vestments or any of the discontinuities of matter that can be observed on a wall surface. The term constituency is used within the model with the meaning: “the status of being a constituent part”.

Instances of Stratigraphic Building Unit are, for example, a single wall or the various architectonic components that constitute the Morphologic Building Section.