BATH AND BEDROOM DESIGN IDEAS, ARCHITECTURE AND MORE


This FREE book provides the reader with a wealth of kitchen, bathroom and bedroom design ideas, along with a general knowledge of architectural forms. 


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

Learn about design elements, equipment, tools, textiles, architecture, and more. 


Dream up creative ideas of your own from this carefully curated collection of images.

View stunning architectural forms, as well as kitchen designs, bathroom designs, living room designs, bedroom design elements, and other home interiors. 


You can even Create Your Perfect Dream Home!  


Scroll further down for related architectural links. 

Also see links to other Free Books by this author. 




ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 16

DOWNSPOUT STRAP - DUTCH COLONIAL REVIVAL


DOWNSPOUT STRAP: A metal strap that holds the downspout against the side of the house. 


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DRAGESTIL: A late 19th century Norwegian style of architecture, characterized, in part, by ornate roof designs. 


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DRAIN LINE: The network of pipes through which water travels away from a building. 


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DRAIN TILE: Perforated plastic sheets, typically laid at the bottom of a foundation wall, to remove excess water from the foundation. 


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DRAIN WASTE VENT (DWV): Part of a sewage removal system.  


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DRAVIDIAN ARCHITECTURE: An architectural style that originated in southern India. The style consists mainly of sandstone, soapstone, or granite temples with pyramid shaped towers. 


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DRILL: A power tool with a spinning metal attachment, used for making holes in hard materials such as wood and plaster. 


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DRILL PRESS: A drill that is bolted to the surface of a horizontal plane, such as a table. 

Shown below, the parts of a drill press. 


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DRILL ROD: A piece of construction equipment used for making drill bits and dowels. 


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DRIP: A horizontal exterior projection useful for keeping rainwater away from a building. 


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DRIP CAP: A metal flashing placed outside a window frame to prevent water damage. 


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DRIPLESS: A thick, resin-based, fast drying paint. In kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom designs, dripless paint is especially useful on ceilings. 


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DRIVEWAY: A paved, gravel, or dirt pathway that leads from a road to a parking area. 


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DROMOS: Generally, a passageway that leads into a building.

Shown below, the dromos to Clytemnestra's tomb. 


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DRUM WRENCH: A type of socket wrench. 


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DRYER: An appliance that uses heated air to get clothes dry. 


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DRY IN: A layer of tar paper installed when old roofing is replaced. 


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DRYWALL: A manufactured panel used in wall construction, made from plaster and cardboard. Also known as plasterboard, sheetrock, and gypsum wallboard (GWB). 

Drywall panels are screwed with a drill into the structural framework. 


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DUAL PANE WINDOW: A window featuring two panes of glass with a sealed airspace between them. 


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DUCTS: The tunnels of a heating system, which distribute regulated air from the furnace. 


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DUET: A type of duplex where two adjacent living spaces share a common wall. Typically, the two living spaces are architecturally identical, with similar bathroom and bedroom design elements. 


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DUMB WAITER: A small elevator operated by a pulley, designed for transferring items such as meals and laundry from one floor of a building to another. A dumb waiter can also be used as a freight elevator. 


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DUPLEX: Two separate living spaces contained within the same structure, architecturally featuring the same kitchen, bath, and bedroom design.

A duplex may contain either two adjacent living spaces, two tandem living spaces, or one living space above another. 

Both living spaces generally feature similar kitchen, bath, and bedroom design elements. 

Shown below, a row of attached duplexes. 


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DURA BOARD: A manufactured concrete and fiberglass panel, often used as a backing for ceramic tile work. Also known as Dura Rock and Wonder Board


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DUTCH COLONIAL: An architectural style that was developed by Dutch settlers in New England, starting in the early 17th century. 


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DUTCH COLONIAL REVIVAL: An early 20th century architectural style featuring gambrel rooftops and upturned eaves. The upper loft area in this type of home is perfect for a master bedroom design. 


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ARCHITECTURE, BEDROOM DESIGN, LANDSCAPING, AND MORE


Introduction   

A

Chapter 1    

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3    

B

Chapter 4    

Chapter 5   

Chapter 6    

Chapter 7   

C

Chapter 8   

Chapter 9   

Chapter 10   

Chapter 11   

Chapter 12   

Chapter 13  

D

Chapter 14  

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16 (You Are Here) 

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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Chapter 2  

Chapter 3  

Chapter 4  

Chapter 5  

Chapter 6  

Chapter 7  

Chapter 8 

Chapter 9 

Chapter 10 

Chapter 11  

Chapter 12  

Chapter 13  

Chapter 14 

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16 

Chapter 17 

Chapter 18  

Chapter 19

Chapter 20 

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22  

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

Chapter 26

Chapter 27  

Chapter 28  

Chapter 29  

Chapter 30  

Chapter 31  

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33  

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

Chapter 37  

Chapter 38  

Chapter 39  

Chapter 40

Chapter 41





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Yule Log - Chapter One

Yule Log - Chapter Two

Yule Log - Chapter Three

Yule Log - Chapter Four

Yule Log - Chapter Five

Yule Log - Chapter Six

Yule Log - Chapter Seven

Yule Log - Chapter Eight

Yule Log - Chapter Nine

Yule Log - Chapter Ten




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Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 1 

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 2

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 3

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 4

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 5

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 6

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 7

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 8

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 9

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 10

Crazy Horse Appearing - Appendixes