IFC 4.3.x development

5.4.4.35 Pset_SpaceCommon

5.4.4.35.1 Semantic definitions at the entity

Properties common to the definition of all occurrences of IfcSpace. Please note that several space attributes are handled directly at the IfcSpace instance, the space number (or short name) by IfcSpace.Name, the space name (or long name) by IfcSpace:LongName, and the description (or comments) by IfcSpace.Description. Actual space quantities, like space perimeter, space area and space volume are provided by IfcElementQuantity, and space classification according to national building code by IfcClassificationReference. The level above zero (relative to the building) for the slab row construction is provided by the IfcBuildingStorey.Elevation, the level above zero (relative to the building) for the floor finish is provided by the IfcSpace.ElevationWithFlooring.

Name Type Description
GrossPlannedArea IfcPropertySingleValueTotal planned area for the building storey. Used for programming the building storey.
HandicapAccessibleIfcPropertySingleValueIndication whether this space (in case of e.g., a toilet) is designed to serve as an accessible space for handicapped people, e.g., for a public toilet (TRUE) or not (FALSE). This information is often used to declare the need for access for the disabled and for special design requirements of this space.
IsExternal IfcPropertySingleValueIndication whether the element is designed for use in the exterior (TRUE) or not (FALSE). If (TRUE) it is an external element and faces the outside of the building.
NetPlannedArea IfcPropertySingleValueTotal planned net area for the building storey. Used for programming the building storey.
PubliclyAccessibleIfcPropertySingleValueIndication whether this space (in case of e.g., a toilet) is designed to serve as a publicly accessible space, e.g., for a public toilet (TRUE) or not (FALSE).
Reference IfcPropertySingleValueReference ID for this specified type in this project (e.g. type 'A-1'), Also referred to as "construction type". It should be provided as an alternative to the name of the "object type", if the software does not support object types.