planerGO definitions

Category is a basic and most important way of object classification. It relates a place with it's type and helps to organize the project. One place can belong to various categories, e.g. Camp Nou is both - a museum and a stadium.
amusement park (entertainment)
installation with infrastructures to amuse and entertain. Usually with mechanical attractions and other such as in a funfair. The main audience of an amusement park are young people.
architecture (construction)
a very wide term. Generally the art or practice of designing and constructing buildings. Objects belonging to that category must have a characteristic or extraordinary architectonic style.
bar (food)
a commercial place to eat and drink at the moment. Usually contains a bar where you can buy alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
beach (nature)
a seaside commonly with sand, sometimes with rocks. Suitable for swimming and sunbathing.
bench (construction)
a piece of furniture on which several people may sit at the same time. Benches are typically made of wood, but may also be made of metal, stone, or synthetic materials. Also they can be decorative elements.
bridge (construction)
artificial construction of civil engineering. Prevents destruction and modification of natural terrain such as a river or any human construction such as an old road or highway. Usually bridges are made of hard materials like reinforced concrete and steel although in ancient times were built with stones and wood.
building (construction)
human construction dedicated to housing, offices or other public or private institutions. Its architectonic style varies significantly due to the age of building and country.
canal (construction)
a navigation channel is a waterway, often artificial, usually connecting lakes, rivers or oceans. They are used for transport, often crossed by small river barges in the river canals and boats on the canals connecting oceans.
castle (construction)
European fortified structure used to defend noble people or a city. The majority were created in the Middle Ages. Characterised by compact construction and almost always surrounded by the protective wall.
cemetery (construction, other)
a piece of land in which dead people are buried
church (construction)
construction used to a public religious events and public worship of God. This building gathers people of the same religion who attend church regularly. Nowadays is also a great tourist attraction.
cinema (culture, entertainment)
building or room for film screenings. The building might consist of one or more cinemas, which might create a part of a bigger complex.
club (entertainment)
a place where people are meeting with a common interest. This name is also used to speak about discotheques, and then is called a 'night club'.
eccentric (other)
weird place due to different reasons. A place that is deviating from a recognized, conventional, or established norm or pattern of classification.
fair (construction)
business or cultural event, periodic or casual. Usually is performed in a specific period of time where people can interact about a common subject. It is usually celebrated in an installation created for this event.
fountain (construction)
construction in public place with water jets used either to supply drinking water or for decorative and artistic effect. Often create a theatrical spectacle with music, light and water.
garden (construction)
a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature; The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials. The most common form today is known as a residential garden, but the term garden has traditionally been a more general one.
hospital (construction)
institution for health care providing patient treatment by specialized staff and equipment.
hot spring (nature)
Water fountain produced by the emergence of geothermally heated groundwater from the Earth's crust. Sometimes, if the temperature is appropiate for humans, some kind of these waters are healthy and some hot springs are related with spa resorts.
hotel (construction)
establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis. Depending on the services available to its customers the hotel can be classified according to the world famous "stars" and usually range from one star to 5 stars (Grand Luxe).
island (nature)
any piece of sub-continental land that is entirely surrounded by water; smaller than the smallest continent and not being an isolated rock.
lake (nature)
freshwater body, usually located away from the sea and whose origin is often the melting of glaciers, effect of rivers' transformation or groundwaters.
library (construction, culture)
a building in which public or private institutions used to keep books, newspapers, scientific researches.
lighthouse (construction)
specific kind of building or tower that emit light from a system of lamps and lenses. A lighthouse is built on the seaside, in a high place like a hill which is used in navigation to aid ships and also planes.
market (construction, food)
building intended for transactions of commodities by money, in any form. Usually the best known are those selling regional food which are built in the cities. Markets are very traditional places where you can feel and learn the character of given city or town.
military structures (construction)
Buildings that serve as a defence of the place. This is composed of walls, towers, some castles, citadels, gates to the city, shelters, etc.
monument (construction)
A structure created to memorialise a person or an important event from the past. A monument might have a historical importance and is used to improve appearance and tourist attractiveness of a city or a location.
mountain (nature)
Geological formation whose main characteristic is its elevation. To be considered a mountain it is necessary to be higher than 300 meters above sea level. The mountains are grouped into ridges. Lower mountains are called 'hills'. A volcano is a specific mountain with an opening to the outside (crater) through which magma can emerge.
museum (construction, culture, entertainment)
public or private institution which exposes and preserves different kind of collections related with the central subject to the museum. Its function is research, preserve and disclose these collections.
national park (nature)
reserve of natural or semi-natural land (with area bigger than 1000 ha), declared or owned by a government, that is restricted from most development and is set aside for environmental protection. It contains protected flora and fauna.
neighbourhood (construction)
geographically localised community within a larger city, town or suburb.
opera (culture, entertainment)
building or room used for the interpretation of performing arts, especially operas. Often an appropriate dress-code is a must.
other (other)
any other place not described before. One that cannot be classified to any other category.
palace (construction)
luxurious building which has belonged, in present or past, to high-ranking public figures or heads of the states. Most of them are now adapted as a museums and other public or private institutions.
park (nature)
place with gardens, trees and shrubs where people relax and enjoy the nature. It can include an amusement place for children, lakes or other entertainmental spots.
pier (construction)
a construction made of different materials and located on the water by means of bases or pillars. Allows ships and boats to dock for loading and unloading of passengers or goods.
pub (food, entertainment)
traditionally a public place where people drink and chat in a social way. In the background normally plays music.
race track (sport)
A race track is a purpose-built facility for racing motorcycles, automobiles or even animals such like horses. Some race tracks offer little in the way of permanent infrastructure bar the actual track, others incorporate spectator facilities such as grandstands, hospitality or facilities for competitors, such as pit lanes and garages.
restaurant (food)
commercial establishment where people pay to eat or take away food and beverages. There are different kinds of restaurants depending on the cuisine that is cooked.
school (construction, culture)
this category includes schools, colleges, universities and other relevant buildings related to teaching.
shop (entertainment)
commercial establishment where people can purchase different type of products.
ski resort (nature, construction, sport)
Ski resort is a resort developed to practise winter sports, specially ski and snowboard. Frequently the area is located in a mountain village with ski trails and supporting services such as hotels and other accommodation, restaurants, equipment rental and a ski lift system.
square (construction)
urban, public space, wide and usually the result of different streets intersection. Commonly there are meeting points of people and they give importance to cities. They can have different shapes and sizes.
stadium (construction, entertainment, sport)
installation for sport competition, concerts or other related activities.
street (construction)
urban space used to movement of people and vehicles. Generally are formed by side-walks at both sides for pedestrians and a road on the center used to vehicles movement. There are different kinds of streets according to their structure or width, which make those streets take different names such as avenues.
theatre (culture, entertainment)
building or room used for interpretation of performing arts, especially theatre. Often an appropriate dress-code is obligatory.
tower (construction)
elevated structure above the ground, built by man for various purposes. Currently towers are used for technological purposes or as skyscraper-type buildings but formerly often used as defensive structures. It is considered that a building is actually called tower when it reaches over ten floors and its geometric structure is more like a prism or cylinder than a rectangle.
transport infrastructure (construction)
Transport facilities used to load or unload passengers or goods, e.g. airports, railway stations or bus stations
viewing point (construction, entertainment)
also known as a scenic overlook, overlook, observation point or lookout. It is a high place where people can gaze at landscape.
wetland (nature)
piece of land whose soil is saturated with water either permanently or seasonally. Usually the vegetation is abundant. Wetlands include swamps, marshes, and bogs.
winery (food)
commercial establishment exclusively dedicated to the world of wine. You can taste different kinds of wine and buy it. Generally you can also find there wine related products such as oils, vinegars, brandies or muscatels.
zoological garden (nature)
A zoological garden, zoological park, menagerie, or zoo is a facility in which animals are confined within enclosures, displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred. It is a set of artificial installations that recreate various natural habitats and in which they live and breed animals in captivity. These animals (wild, exotic or simply difficult to observe by human beings in their natural habitat) are shown to the public in a playful way. Oceanographic parks and aquariums are exclusive to animals from the marine world.

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