The carriage house is a farm building, built usually on the rear property line of trucks. The word comes from French and is derived from the verb remettre ( stand up again, supply ) from. The Latin root is the verb remittere ( send back drop).
The term coach house is today, especially in Austria and Switzerland in the sense of depot for maintenance and repair purposes of vehicles, but also partially used in Germany. So often the expressions tram sheds or outbuildings for the fire department fire stations were used. Colloquially, this has received in many cases today. In Austria, the term is now used only for a tram depot ( Vienna: Remise cross street, Graz: Remise I and III, ...). In Berlin, the term for one- to two-story courtyard building is used, which today are often used by small business enterprises within residential blocks. In Berlin and Dusseldorf located in the former tram or railway depots classic car centers named Classic Remise. In current parlance, sheds, workshops, garages and other outbuildings to the rear property line of the importance come close.
The depot was in the 19th century as a separate building type and was built as a one-sided accessible outbuildings at the rear of a large inner-city tenement plots to stop horses, carriages or locomotives and cars can be protected from the weather. They served the emerging commercial vehicle originally designed as shelters.
Since emission- rich commercial operations on land are mainly for residential use are no longer eligible for approval today, the coach house had after its repair or rehabilitation often be redeveloped and now take on other functions, such as a restaurant, residential buildings or cultural center. Sheds, where there was no land use conflicts due to the size of property and given commercial use, still serve their original purpose. An example of this is the building built in 1893, draw the Gmunden tramway, where the fleet is maintained and parked today.
Furthermore, the term is used Remise existing groups of trees for mainly of oak, which are suitable to serve the cattle as a shelter. So put, for example, about 1833 Peter Joseph as part of garden planning beautification Potsdam such designated groups of trees in the field Bornstedter Mark at.