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    Meaning

    Language

    Themes and places

    A&E

    Architecture and Engineering

    In English

    AAH

    Academy on Architecture for Health

    In English

    AAT

    Art and Architecture Thesaurus

    In English

    AAU

    Ambiances Architectures Urbanités

    In French

    ABF

    Architecte des Bâtiments de France

    In French

    ACSA

    Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (www.acsa-arch.org)

    In English

    ADFRF

    Ames-Dryden Flight Research Facility

    In English

    ADFRF

    Ames/Dryden Flight Research Facility

    In English

    ADPF
    Automated Data Processing Facility

    The abbreviation ADPF (Automated Data Processing Facility) includes abbreviations DP (Data Processing) and ADP (Automated Data Processing).

    In English

    AERA
    Actions, Études et Recherches sur l’Architecture, l’habitat et la ville

    L’association A.E.R.A. (Actions, Études et Recherches sur l’Architecture, l’Habitat et la Ville) a pour but de promouvoir les réflexions, les recherches et les débats publics autour des questions touchant à l’architecture et à l’aménagement du territoire, en rassemblant ceux qui font la ville (architectes, ingénieurs, collectivités territoriales…), ceux qui la vivent (citoyens) et ceux qui la pensent (anthropologues, sociologues, philosophes, historiens, artistes…), y compris au travers d’un programme expérimental de coopératives d’habitation à vocation sociale et participative.

    In French

    AFB
    Air Force Base

    The abbreviation AFB (Air Force Base) is included in abbreviations such as VAFB (Vandenberg Air Force Base), EAFB (Edwards Air Force Base), CAFB (Chanute Air Force Base), HAFB (Hill Air Force Base), HAFB (Holloman Air Force Base), NVAFB (North Vandenberg Air Force Base), PAFB (Patrick Air Force Base), SVAFB (South Vandenberg Air Force Base), WPAFB (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base), EAFB (Eglin Air Force Base) and EAFB (Ellington Air Force Base), and it includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFFTC
    Air Force Flight Test Center

    The abbreviation AFFTC (Air Force Flight Test Center) includes abbreviations AF (Air Force) and FT (Flight Test).

    In English

    AFMTC
    Air Force Missile Test Center

    The abbreviation AFMTC (Air Force Missile Test Center) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFP
    Air Force Plant

    The abbreviation AFP (Air Force Plant) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFSCF
    Air Force Satellite Control Facility

    The abbreviation AFSCF (Air Force Satellite Control Facility) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFSTC
    Air Force Satellite Test Center

    The abbreviation AFSTC (Air Force Satellite Test Center) includes abbreviations AF (Air Force) and STC (Satellite Test Center).

    In English

    AFSTC
    Air Force Space Technology Center

    The abbreviation AFSTC (Air Force Space Technology Center) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AIA

    American Institute of Architects (www.aia.org)

    In English

    AJIBAT

    Association des Journalistes de l’Habitat et de la Ville

    In French

    AJP

    Association des Journalistes du Patrimoine

    In French

    AMC

    Architecture Mouvement Continuité

    In French

    AMF

    Abort Motor Facility

    In English

    AMF

    Area Maintenance Facility

    In English

    AMRF

    Automated Manufacturing Research Facility

    In English

    AMTF
    Acoustic Model Test Facility

    The abbreviation AMTF (Acoustic Model Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

    In English

    APPF

    Automated Payload Processing Facility

    In English

    APRP

    Architectural Practice Research Project

    In English

      ARAGOB

      Unidad de Arquitectura Bioclimatica - Gobierno de Aragón

      In Spanish

      ARTS
      Advanced Remote Tracking Station

      The abbreviation ARTS (Advanced Remote Tracking Station) includes abbreviations RTS (Remote Tracking Station) and TS (Tracking Station).

      In English

      ASAI
      Association Suisse des Architectes d’Intérieur

      = VSI | Vereinigung Schweizer Innenarchitekten/architektinnen | In German
      = ASAI | Associazione Svizzera degli Architetti d’Interni | In Italian

      In French

      ASAI
      Associazione Svizzera degli Architetti d’Interni

      = VSI (see above)

      In Italian

      ASEA

      American Society of Engineers and Architects

      In English

      ASFP
      Arquitectos Sem Fronteiras Portugal

      = ASFP | Architectes Sans Frontières - Portugal | In French

      In Portuguese

      ASFP
      Architectes Sans Frontières - Portugal

      = ASFP (see above)

      In French

      ASID

      American Society of Interior Designers

      In English

      ASTF
      Aeropropulsion System Test Facility

      The abbreviation ASTF (Aeropropulsion System Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      ATAM

      Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method

      In English

      ATS
      Atlantic Tracking Station

      The abbreviation ATS (Atlantic Tracking Station) includes the abbreviation TS (Tracking Station).

      In English

      AVAP

      Aire de mise en Valeur de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine

      In French

      AWF

      Architects Without Frontiers Australia (www.architectswithoutfrontiers.com.au)

      In English

      AinB

      Associatie van Interieurarchitecten van België (www.ainb.be)

      In Dutch

      BAN

      Bâtiment des Auxiliaires Nucléaires

      In French

      BANEDA

      BÂtiment National Destiné à l'Entreposage des Déchets Activés

      In French

      BAS

      Bâtiment des Auxiliaires de Sauvegarde

      In French

      BBC

      Bâtiment Basse Consommation

      In French

      BDIA

      Bund Deutscher Innenarchitekten (www.bdia.de)

      In German

      BDP

      Building Design Partnership

      In English

      BEB

      Biomedical Education Building

      In English

      BK

      Bâtiment Combustible

      In French

      BMB

      Base Maintenance Building

      In English

      BMB
      Bench Maintenance Building

      The abbreviation BMB (Bench Maintenance Building) includes the abbreviation BM (Bench Maintenance).

      In English

      BNI

      Beroepsvereniging Nederlandse Interieurarchitecten

      In Dutch

      BR

      Bâtiment Réacteur

      In French

      BRB

      Biomedical Research Building

      In English

      BÖIA

      Bund Österreichischer Innenarchitekten (www.innenarchitekten.at)

      In German

      CAFB
      Chanute Air Force Base

      The abbreviation CAFB (Chanute Air Force Base) includes abbreviations AF (Air Force) and AFB (Air Force Base).

      In English

      CARE

      Corpus Architecturae Religiosae Europae

      In Latin

      CAUE

      Conseil en Architecture, Urbanisme et Environnement

      In French

      CAUE

      Conseil d'Architecture, d'Urbanisme et de l'Environnement

      In French

      CCAFS
      Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

      The abbreviation CCAFS (Cape Canaveral Air Force Station) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

      In English

      CCF

      Central Computer Facility

      In English

      CCFF

      Cape Canaveral Forecast Facility

      In English

      CCMTA

      Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex

      In English

      CCTCF

      Communication Circuit Technical Control Facility

      In English

      CDCAS

      Centrul de Documentare pentru Construcţii, Arhitectură, Urbanism şi Amenajarea Teritoriului

      In Romanian

      CDF

      Central Data Facility

      In English

      CDU

      Centre de Documentation de l'Urbanisme (www.cdu.urbanisme.equipement.gouv.fr)

      In French

      CGDI

      Consejo General de los colegios oficiales de Decoradores Diseñadores de Interior

      In Spanish

      CHSF

      Cargo Hydrazine Service Facility

      In English

      CIAM

      Congrès International d’Architecture Moderne

      In French

      CMN

      Centre des Monuments Nationaux (https://www.monuments-nationaux.fr/)

      In French

      CNIT

      Centre des Nouvelles Industries et Technologies

      In French

      CO

      Centra Oficejo

      In Esperanto

      COB

      Communications Office Building

      In English

      COFAC

      Construction Facility

      In English

      CORP

      Competence Center of Urban and Regional Planning

      In English

      CPF

      Cargo Processing Facility

      In English

      CPF

      Central Processing Facility

      In English

      CRCV

      Centre de Recherche du Château de Versailles

      In French

      CRENAU

      Centre de Recherche Nantais Architectures Urbanités

      In French

      CREPAUC

      Centre Régional d'Éducation Permanente en Architecture, Urbanisme et Construction

      In French

      CSA

      Centre de Stockage de l’Aube

      In French

      CSB

      Complex Support Building

      In English

      CSTC

      Consolidated Space Test Center

      In English

      CYSF

      Cape York Space Facility

      In English

      DALI

      Digits, Architectures et Logiciels Informatiques

      In French

      DAPA

      Direction de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine

      In French

      DCF

      Data Control Facility

      In English

      DDPC
      Digital Data Processing Center

      The abbreviation DDPC (Digital Data Processing Center) includes the abbreviation DP (Data Processing).

      In English

      DDPC
      Digital Data Processing Complex

      The abbreviation DDPC (Digital Data Processing Complex) includes the abbreviation DP (Data Processing).

      In English

      DDTF
      Dynamic Docking Test Facility

      The abbreviation DDTF (Dynamic Docking Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      DEF

      Development and Evaluation Facility

      In English

      DF

      Disassembly Facility

      In English

      DFRF

      Dryden Flight Research Facility

      In English

      DGUHC

      Direction Générale de l'Urbanisme, de l'Habitat et de la Construction

      In French

      DMCF

      Deservicing, Maintenance, and Checkout Facility

      In English

      DMF

      Depot Maintenance Facility

      In English

      DSTF
      Delta Spin Test Facility

      The abbreviation DSTF (Delta Spin Test Facility) includes abbreviations STF (Spin Test Facility) and TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      EAFB
      Edwards Air Force Base (https://www.edwards.af.mil/)

      The abbreviation EAFB (Edwards Air Force Base) includes abbreviations AF (Air Force) and AFB (Air Force Base).

      In English

      EAFB
      Eglin Air Force Base

      The abbreviation EAFB (Eglin Air Force Base) includes abbreviations AF (Air Force) and AFB (Air Force Base).

      In English

      EAFB
      Ellington Air Force Base

      The abbreviation EAFB (Ellington Air Force Base) includes abbreviations AF (Air Force) and AFB (Air Force Base).

      In English

      EAPLV

      École d'Architecture de Paris-La Villette (www.paris-lavillette.archi.fr)

      In French

      EAUE

      European Academy of the Urban Environment (www.eaue.de)

      In English

      ECIA

      European Council of Interior Architects (https://ecia.net/)

      In English

      EDPC
      Electronic Data Processing Center

      The abbreviation EDPC (Electronic Data Processing Center) includes the abbreviation DP (Data Processing).

      In English

      EETB

      Electronic/Electrical Termination Building

      In English

      ENSA

      École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture

      In French

      EPSTF
      Electrical Power System Test Facility

      The abbreviation EPSTF (Electrical Power System Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      ESTF
      Electronic System Test Facility

      The abbreviation ESTF (Electronic System Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      ETF
      Eglin Test Facility

      The abbreviation ETF (Eglin Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      ETSAB

      Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona (www.etsab.upc.edu)

      In Spanish

      ETSAV

      Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura del Vallès (www.etsav.upc.edu)

      In Spanish

      FAFS
      Falcon Air Force Station

      The abbreviation FAFS (Falcon Air Force Station) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

      In English

      FCEI
      Facility Contract End Item

      The abbreviation FCEI (Facility Contract End Item) includes abbreviations CEI (Contract End Item) and EI (End Item).

      In English

      FCEI
      Facility Contractor End Item

      The abbreviation FCEI (Facility Contractor End Item) includes the abbreviation EI (End Item).

      In English

      FCSTF
      Fuel Cell System Test Facility

      The abbreviation FCSTF (Fuel Cell System Test Facility) includes abbreviations FC (Fuel Cell) and TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      FCTB

      Flight Crew Training Building

      In English

      FCTF
      Fuel Cell Test Facility

      The abbreviation FCTF (Fuel Cell Test Facility) includes abbreviations FC (Fuel Cell) and TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      FDCF

      Flight Design Control Facility

      In English

      FGW

      Forschungsgesellschaft für Wohnen, Bauen und Planen (www.fgw.at)

      In German

      FHI

      Félaghúsgagna- og innanhússarkitekta

      In Icelandic

      FIIWG
      Facility Integration and Installation Working Group

      The abbreviation FIIWG (Facility Integration and Installation Working Group) includes the abbreviation WG (Working Group).

      In English

      FNAFU

      Fonds National d'Aménagement Foncier et d'Urbanisme

      In French

      FNCAUE

      Fédération Nationale des Conseils d'Architecture, d'Urbanisme et de l'Environnement (www.fncaue.fr)

      In French

      FND

      Fédération Nationale de la Décoration

      In French

      FNSAI

      Fédération Nationale des Syndicats d'Architectes d'Intérieur

      In French

      FNSAI

      Fédération Nationale des Syndicats d'Architectes d'Intérieur

      In French

      FOB

      Flight Operations Building

      In English

      FTC

      Florida Test Center

      In English

      FWG
      Facility Working Group

      The abbreviation FWG (Facility Working Group) includes the abbreviation WG (Working Group).

      In English

      GDZ

      Göttinger Digitalisierungszentrum

      In German

      GMA

      Geneviève Molin Aménagements

      In French

      GS
      Ground Station

      The abbreviation GS (Ground Station) is included in abbreviations such as GSLS (Ground Station Link Survivability), GSVOO (Ground Station Visibility of Orbiting Objects), MGS (Mobile Ground Station), MSBLSGS (Microwave Scan-Beam Landing System Ground Station) and TGS (Telemetry Ground Station).

      In English

      GSPF

      Ground Software Production Facility

      In English

      GTB

      Gestion Technique de Bâtiment

      In French

      GTF
      Ground Test Facility

      The abbreviation GTF (Ground Test Facility) includes abbreviations GT (Ground Test) and TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      GVN

      Grand Versailles Numérique

      In French

      HAFB
      Hill Air Force Base (https://www.hill.af.mil/)

      The abbreviation HAFB (Hill Air Force Base) includes abbreviations AF (Air Force) and AFB (Air Force Base).

      In English

      HAFB
      Holloman Air Force Base (https://www.holloman.af.mil/)

      The abbreviation HAFB (Holloman Air Force Base) includes abbreviations AF (Air Force) and AFB (Air Force Base).

      In English

      HELSTF
      High Energy Laser Systems Test Facility

      The abbreviation HELSTF (High Energy Laser Systems Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      HFTF
      Horizontal Flight Test Facility

      The abbreviation HFTF (Horizontal Flight Test Facility) includes abbreviations FT (Flight Test), HFT (Horizontal Flight Test) and TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      HMA

      Hypergolic Maintenance Area

      In English

      HMCF

      Hypergolic Maintenance and Checkout Facility

      In English

      HMF

      Hypergolic Maintenance Facility

      In English

      HPF

      Horizontal Processing Facility

      In English

      HSF

      Hypergolic Servicing Facility

      In English

      HSTF
      Hypergolic System Test Facility

      The abbreviation HSTF (Hypergolic System Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

      In English

      HTS
      Hawaii Tracking Station

      The abbreviation HTS (Hawaii Tracking Station) includes the abbreviation TS (Tracking Station).

      In English

      HYBVENT

      Hybride ventilatie in kantoor- en schoolgebouwen

      In Dutch

      IDI

      Institute of Designers in Ireland (www.idi-design.ie)

      In English

      IDM

      Interior Design Management

      In English

        ILMF

        Intermediate-Level Maintenance Facility

        In English

        IMTF
        Integrated Manufacturing Test Facility

        The abbreviation IMTF (Integrated Manufacturing Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

        In English

        INTF
        Interim National Test Facility

        The abbreviation INTF (Interim National Test Facility) includes abbreviations NTF (National Test Facility) and TF (Test Facility).

        In English

        JAE

        Journal of Architectural Education

        In English

        JTB

        Jean-Thibaut Bernard

        In French

        KTF
        Kauai Test Facility

        The abbreviation KTF (Kauai Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

        In English

        LACB

        Landing Aids Control Building

        In English

        LETF
        Launch Equipment Test Facility

        The abbreviation LETF (Launch Equipment Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

        In English

        LM
        Laboratory Module

        The abbreviation LM (Laboratory Module) is included in the abbreviation SLM (Space Laboratory Module).

        In English

        LOB
        Launch Operations Building

        The abbreviation LOB (Launch Operations Building) includes the abbreviation LO (Launch Operations).

        In English

        LOCB
        Launch Operations Control Building

        The abbreviation LOCB (Launch Operations Control Building) includes the abbreviation LO (Launch Operations).

        In English

        LSB

        Launch Support Building

        In English

        LSF

        Laboratory Simulation Facility

        In English

        M&RF

        Maintenance and Refurbishing Facility

        In English

        MAB

        Missile Assembly Building

        In English

        MAV

        Maison de l'Architecture et de la Ville

        In French

        MCC

        Manchester Computing Center

        In English

        MCF

        Maintenance and Checkout Facility

        In English

        MCF

        Mission Control Facility

        In English

        MCP

        Military Construction Program

        In English

        MDF

        Manipulator Development Facility

        In English

        MICB

        Meck Island Control Building

        In English

        MIF

        Module Integration Facility

        In English

        MMD

        Mobile Maintenance Depot

        In English

        MMD

        MSC Maintenance Depot

        In English

        MOCF
        Mission Operations Computational Facility

        The abbreviation MOCF (Mission Operations Computational Facility) includes the abbreviation MO (Mission Operations).

        In English

        MPTF
        Main Propulsion Test Facility

        The abbreviation MPTF (Main Propulsion Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

        In English

        MRTFB
        Major Range and Test Facility Base

        The abbreviation MRTFB (Major Range and Test Facility Base) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

        In English

        MSBLSGS
        Microwave Scan-Beam Landing System Ground Station

        The abbreviation MSBLSGS (Microwave Scan-Beam Landing System Ground Station) includes the abbreviation GS (Ground Station).

        In English

        MSIF

        Multisystem Integration Facility

        In English

        MSOB

        Manned Spacecraft Operations Building

        In English

        MTF

        Medical Treatment Facility

        In English

        NATF
        Naval Air Test Facility

        The abbreviation NATF (Naval Air Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

        In English

        NAV

        Nationaal Architekten Verbond (www.nav.be)

        In Dutch

        NCIDQ

        National Council for Interior Design Certification

        In English

        NDTF
        Nondestructive Test Facility

        The abbreviation NDTF (Nondestructive Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

        In English

        NIL

        Norske interiør-arkitekters og møbeldesigneres landsforening

        In Norwegian

        NSC

        Natural Sciences Complex

        In English

        NTF
        National Test Facility

        The abbreviation NTF (National Test Facility) is included in the abbreviation INTF (Interim National Test Facility), and it includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

        In English

        NVAFB
        North Vandenberg Air Force Base

        The abbreviation NVAFB (North Vandenberg Air Force Base) includes abbreviations VAFB (Vandenberg Air Force Base), AF (Air Force) and AFB (Air Force Base).

        In English

        OAR

        Ordinul Arhitectilor din România

        In Romanian

        OMCF

        Orbiter Maintenance and Checkout Facility

        In English

        OMRF

        Orbiter Maintenance and Refurbishment Facility

        In English

        OMRF

        Orbiter Modification and Refurbishment Facility

        In English

        OPAH

        Opération Programmée d’Amélioration de l’Habitat

        In French

        OPR

        Observatoire du Patrimoine Religieux

        In French

        OSTF
        Off-Site Test Facility

        The abbreviation OSTF (Off-Site Test Facility) includes the abbreviation TF (Test Facility).

        In English

        PAFB
        Patrick Air Force Base

        The abbreviation PAFB (Patrick Air Force Base) includes abbreviations AF (Air Force) and AFB (Air Force Base).

        In English

        PAVE

        Profession Architecture, Ville et Environnement

        In French

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