Shelter is a basic architectural structure
Architectural structure
An architectural structure is a free-standing, immobile outdoor constructed element. The structure may be temporary or permanent.Structures include buildings and nonbuilding structures . Examples of building structures include houses, town halls, libraries, and skyscrapers...

 or building
In architecture, construction, engineering, real estate development and technology the word building may refer to one of the following:...

 that provides cover. The word may also refer to:


  • Port Shelter
    Port Shelter
    Port Shelter, also known as Ngau Mei Hoi indigenously, is a harbour south of Sai Kung Peninsula in Hong Kong.-External links:*...

    , Hong Kong
  • Shelter Bay (disambiguation), various locations
  • Shelter Cove (disambiguation), various locations
  • Shelter Island (disambiguation), various locations
  • Shelter Point
    Shelter Point
    Shelter Point is a point on the west side of Blue Whale Harbor on the north coast of South Georgia. The feature was charted and named descriptively by DI, 1929-30....

    , South Georgia Island

Bands and labels

  • Shelter (band)
    Shelter (band)
    Shelter is a Hare Krishna hardcore punk band formed by Ray Cappo.-Brief recent history:In 2001, the band released the album The Purpose, The Passion...

     (since 1991), American Krishnacore band
  • Shelter Records
    Shelter Records
    Shelter Records was a U.S. record label started by Leon Russell and Denny Cordell that operated from 1969 to 1981. The company established offices in both Los Angeles and Tulsa, Russell's home town, where the label sought to promote a "workshop atmosphere" with a recording studio in a converted...

     (1969–1981), American record label

Albums, chronologically

  • Shelter (Lone Justice album), 1986
  • Shelter (The Brand New Heavies) (Featuring Siedah Garrett), 1997
  • Shelter (compilation), 2002 compilation by various
  • Shelter (Rasa album), 2003 album by Rasa
  • Shelter (soundtrack), 2008 album from the eponymous 2007 movie


  • "Shelter", a song by Bedouin Soundclash from Sounding a Mosaic
    Sounding a Mosaic
    Sounding a Mosaic is the second album from the Canadian rock band Bedouin Soundclash. The album was released on September 7, 2004. Recorded in Montreal and produced by Darryl Jenifer of Bad Brains, the album has spawned the hit single "When the Night Feels My Song" which reached #1 on the Canadian...

  • "Shelter", a song by thenewno2 from You Are Here
    You Are Here (thenewno2 album)
    You Are Here is the debut album by Thenewno2. It was released online on 1 August 2008, and in stores on 31 March 2009. The album was written, produced and performed by Dhani Harrison and Oliver Hecks. The album was recorded and mixed by Paul Hicks....

  • "Shelter", a song by Ray Lamontagne
    Ray LaMontagne
    Raymond "Ray" Charles Jack LaMontagne is a Grammy-award winning American singer-songwriter. LaMontagne has released four studio albums, Trouble, Till the Sun Turns Black, Gossip in the Grain and God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise. He was born in New Hampshire and was inspired to create music after...

  • "Shelter", a song by The xx
    The xx
    The xx are an English indie pop band, formed in London in 2005. The band's members met while studying at Elliott School, the same school that produced Hot Chip, Burial and Four Tet. They became a trio when their second guitarist and keyboardist, Baria Qureshi, departed in late 2009. In September...

     from xx
    Xx (album)
    xx is the debut studio album by English indie pop group The xx, released on 17 August 2009 by Young Turks. The self-produced album was recorded at XL Studios in West London between December 2008 and April 2009. The album was awarded the 2010 Mercury Prize...

Other media

  • "The Shelter" (The Twilight Zone)
    The Shelter (The Twilight Zone)
    "The Shelter" is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone.-Synopsis:It is a typical evening in a typical suburban community. At the residence of physician Bill Stockton, he enjoys a birthday party being thrown for him by his wife Grace and their son Paul...

    , an episode of the television series
  • Shelter (1998 film), a 1998 film starring John Allen Nelson
    John Allen Nelson
    John Allen Nelson is an American actor.- Early life :John Allen Nelson was born in San Antonio, Texas. He spent his first three years in Germany with his three siblings, David, Nancy and Diana where his father was stationed as a doctor for the U.S...

  • Shelter (2007 film)
    Shelter (2007 film)
    Shelter is a 2007 American film directed and written by Jonah Markowitz. It stars Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, and Tina Holmes. It was the winner of "Outstanding Film – Limited Release" at the 2009 GLAAD Media Awards, Best New Director and Favorite Narrative Feature at the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film...

    , a 2007 film starring Trevor Wright
    Trevor Wright
    Trevor Christopher Wright is an American actor.Wright was born in Pomona, California. His breakthrough acting role was in the 2007 film Shelter....

  • Shelter (2010 film), a 2010 film starring Julianne Moore
    Julianne Moore
    Julianne Moore is an American actress and a children's book author. Throughout her career, she has been nominated for four Oscars, six Golden Globes, three BAFTAs and nine Screen Actors Guild Awards....

  • Shelter (novel), a novel by Susan Palwick
    Susan Palwick
    Susan Palwick is an American writer and associate professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno. She began her professional career by publishing "The Woman Who Saved the World" for Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine in 1985....

     published by Tor in 2007

Other uses

  • Shelter in place
    Shelter in Place
    Shelter in place is a process for taking immediate shelter in a location readily accessible to the affected individual by sealing a single area from outside contaminants and shutting off all HVAC systems. These actions would generally be taken after a chemical accident or terrorist attack...

    , an emergency-response process
  • Shelter rule
    Shelter rule
    The shelter rule is a doctrine in the common law of property under which a grantee who has received an interest in property from a bona fide purchaser will also be protected as a bona fide purchaser, even if the grantee would not legally qualify for this status...

    , doctrine in the common law of property
  • USS Shelter (AM-301)
    USS Shelter (AM-301)
    USS Shelter was an built for the United States Navy during World War II. After service in the Pacific during World War II, Shelter was decommissioned in June 1946 and placed in reserve. In January 1964, she was transferred to South Vietnam for service in the Republic of Vietnam Navy as RVNS Chi...

    , American minesweeper

See also

  • Air-raid shelter
    Air-raid shelter
    Air-raid shelters, also known as bomb shelters, are structures for the protection of the civil population as well as military personnel against enemy attacks from the air...

  • Emergency shelter
    Emergency shelter
    Emergency shelters are places for people to live temporarily when they can't live in their previous residence, similar to homeless shelters. The main difference is that an emergency shelter typically specializes in people fleeing a specific type of situation, such as natural or man-made disasters,...

  • Homeless shelter
    Homeless shelter
    Homeless shelters are temporary residences for homeless people which seek to protect vulnerable populations from the often devastating effects of homelessness while simultaneously reducing the environmental impact on the community...

  • Homelessness
    Homelessness describes the condition of people without a regular dwelling. People who are homeless are unable or unwilling to acquire and maintain regular, safe, and adequate housing, or lack "fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence." The legal definition of "homeless" varies from country...

  • List of human habitation forms
  • Transitional shelter
    Transitional shelter
    Transitional shelter is any of a range of shelter options that help a person or population displaced by conflict or natural disaster until they return to permanent accommodation....

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