BATHROOM DESIGN, HOME ARCHITECTURE, AND MORE


Look Here Right Now to get ideas for your next Bathroom Design project, or any other type of home design tasks. 

This fully illustrated dictionary covers virtually all things related to architecture and home design. 


Enjoy a wealth of beautiful home interiors, landscaping designs, and outstanding architecture, all presented here in a well organized fashion.  

Collect bathroom design ideas and more to create your Perfect Dream Home! 


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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 8

CABANA - CAT'S PAW


CABANA: An outdoor hut or open wood frame structure, designed to provide shade when hanging out by swimming pools on sunny days. 


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CABIN: A small home of simple construction, traditionally built from logs.

A cabin usually features one or two rooms and a chimney, with a minimal kitchen and little or no bathroom design. 


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CABINET: An interior storage compartment, typically affixed to the studs in walls. Most commonly seen as kitchen and bathroom design elements. 


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CABLE: A length of wires that are twisted or braided together. Used for providing additional strength and transmitting electricity, among other things. 


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CAISSON: A deeply dug foundation wall with rebars spanning its entire length. 


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CANCELLUS: A general architectural term referring to any lattice-like structure. 


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CANTILEVER: An overhanging architectural element attached at only one end, such as a Bay window or a diving board, for instance.  

Shown below, a cantilevered home in Little Rock, constructed by students at the University of Arkansas. 


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CANTILEVER VOID: An architectural design where part of the structure is cantilevered, but has other means of support. 

The cantilevered structure slopes back and downward, transferring weight to the exterior wall, creating a trapezoid-shaped void underneath. 


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CAPE CHISEL: A chisel that is tapered to a flat, narrow edge, typically used for making grooves in wood. There are many types of chisels. They are classified by the shapes of their points. 


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CAPE COD: An architectural style that originated in 17th century New England.

The style is characterized by a broad, plain building with a large central chimney, and pretty much any kitchen or bathroom design you choose. 


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CAP FLASHING: An L-shaped weatherproofing material designed to be installed around corners. Typically used for windows, doors, chimneys, and sometimes balconies. 


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CAPITAL: The topmost segment of a column, which is often ornately carved. 


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CARBON MONOXIDE (CO2): An odorless, colorless gas that is poisonous in large quantities, and dangerous because its presence inside a home can easily go unnoticed.

CO2 can accumulate inside a home when someone operates a stove or an automobile in an enclosed space. 


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CAROLINGIAN ARCHITECTURE: A style of architecture developed in France and Germany around the 9th century. Surviving examples include St. John's Abbey in Switzerland, shown below. 


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CARPENTER GOTHIC: A style of Gothic Revival architecture popular in the US and Canada during the later 19th century.

This style is also known as Rural Gothic, and is featured in the famous painting entitled American Gothic.

Shown below, an image of the painting itself, and the actual house in Eldon, Iowa that inspired it. 


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CARPET: A woven sheet of textile fiber, typically used as a floor covering. 

The benefits of carpeting include better soundproofing and additional warmth. Among the drawbacks are the fact that carpets are harder to clean than solid flooring. 

Carpeting is not normally recommended for kitchen and bathroom design, although some bathroom design motifs do include carpeting. 


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CARPET STAPLER: An oversized staple gun with giant staples, designed to staple carpeting to subfloors and steps. 


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CARRIAGE: In architecture, the joist that supports a wood staircase. 


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CARRIAGE BOLT: A large bolt with a domed head. 


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CARRIAGE HOUSE: A house where horse-drawn carriages are kept. In recent times, carriage houses have been converted into stylish homes, with fully updated kitchen and bathroom design elements. 


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CARRIAGE PORCH: A covered outdoor entranceway, often supported by columns. Also known as a porte cochere


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CARVING CHISEL: A tool used for detail carving and sculpting. Shown below, a set of 8 carving chisels. 


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CASEMENT WINDOW: A window that hinges onto one side of the framing structure. 


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CASING: Wood trim installed around a door or window opening. 


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CASING NAIL: A thin nail with a conical head, used for fastening molding, casing, and trim. 


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CAST IRON: A metal alloy typically used for construction, stoves, and cookware, as well as such bathroom design elements as clawfoot tubs. 


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CASTLE: Traditionally, a magnificent, many-storied, Medieval style building of brick and/or stone, often adorned with turrets, ornate carvings, and typically a marble bathroom design. 

Originally intended as (and sometimes still is) a home for Royal families. 

Shown below, a beautiful castle in Germany. 


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CAT SLIDE: A side of a roof that extends halfway (or more) to the ground. 


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CAT'S PAW: A standard carpenter's tool with multiple uses, such as gripping nail heads. 


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BATHROOM DESIGN, HOUSE DESIGN, ARCHITECTURE AND MORE


Introduction   

A

Chapter 1    

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3    

B

Chapter 4    

Chapter 5   

Chapter 6    

Chapter 7   

C

Chapter 8   (You Are Here) 

Chapter 9   

Chapter 10   

Chapter 11   

Chapter 12   

Chapter 13  

D

Chapter 14  

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16  

E

Chapter 17  

Chapter 18 

F

Chapter 19  

Chapter 20    

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22   

G

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

H

Chapter 26  

Chapter 27

I

Chapter 28  

J

Chapter 29  

K

Chapter 30

L

Chapter 31

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33    

M

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

N

Chapter 37    

O

Chapter 38   

P

Chapter 39    

Chapter 40   

Chapter 41  

Chapter 42   

Chapter 43   

Chapter 44    

Q

Chapter 45  

R

Chapter 46

Chapter 47    

Chapter 48    

Chapter 49   

S

Chapter 50   

Chapter 51   

Chapter 52   

Chapter 53    

Chapter 54  

Chapter 55   

Chapter 56    

Chapter 57   

Chapter 58    

Chapter 59    

T

Chapter 60  

Chapter 61    

Chapter 62   

Chapter 63   

U

Chapter 64   

V

Chapter 65 

W

Chapter 66

Chapter 67

X-Y-Z

Chapter 68




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