In architecture, coupled , sometimes coupled , is understood to mean similar and adjacent components that are connected to one another by a common component. These connected components are thus combined into a common group, creating a distinct assignment.
Coupled girder refers to an iron girder composed of segments that was used as a beam . This historical construction no longer plays a role today.
In Austria the concept of coupled construction exists. What is meant are two neighboring semi-detached houses that share a common building partition.
References and footnotes
- Hans-Joachim Kadatz: Dictionary of architecture. Leipzig 1988, Lemma coupled .
- Hans Koepf , Günther Binding : Picture Dictionary of Architecture (= Kröner's pocket edition . Volume 194). 4th, revised edition. Kröner, Stuttgart 2005, ISBN 3-520-19404-X , Lemma Gekuppelt .
- Günther Wasmuth (Ed.): Wasmuths Lexikon der Baukunst . Berlin 1929–1932 (4 volumes), Lemma coupled .