KITCHEN, BATH, AND BEDROOM DESIGNS, ARCHITECTURE AND MORE


Read on to get ideas for bedroom designs, kitchen designs, bathroom designs, landscape designs, and home architecture. 

This fully illustrated dictionary covers virtually all things related to architecture and home design, including design elements, tools, textiles, and architectural forms. 


Dream up ideas of your own from this carefully curated collection of images. See the stunning home interiors, manicured lawns, and outstanding architectural forms shown on these pages.  

Use this book to come up with your own creative ideas for bath, kitchen, or bedroom designs, or to create your Perfect Dream Home from scratch. 


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 11

COLARIN - CONDUCTION


COLARIN: A frieze located near the top of Tuscan and Doric columns. 


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COLD AIR RETURN: A mechanism that returns air back to the furnace for reheating. 


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COLLAR: A sleeve that surrounds a drain or vent pipe on a roof. Also called a vent sleeve


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COLLAR BEAM: A thick horizontal board that connects and supports roof rafters. 


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COLONIAL: An architectural style that was popular in America during the 18th century. 


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COLONIAL REVIVAL: A Neo-Georgian style of architecture characterized by multiple stories and front facing symmetry, often adorned with elaborate front doors. 


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COLONNADE: A row of columns. 


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COLUMN: A rounded vertical structural piece that supports overhead weight. 


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COMBINATION LOCK: A lock that requires a unique code to open. The code typically involves turning a dial to a sequence of numeric positions. 


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COMBINATION SQUARE: A multipurpose construction tool whose components include a ruler blade, a protractor, and various other attachable parts. 


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COMBINATION WRENCH: A wrench with a box head at one end and an enclosed head an the other end. 


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COMBUSTION AIR: Air that is channeled from the outside to a furnace or hot water heater. 


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COMBUSTION CHAMBER: The "engine" of a boiler or furnace, where the burning takes place. 


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COMMON NAIL: A long, straight, multipurpose nail with a broad, flat head.

Used for countless construction jobs, from fence building to fully renovated living room and bedroom designs. 


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COMPASS SCRIBER: The kind of compass that helps draw circles, as opposed to the kind of compass that indicates direction. 


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COMPLUVIUM: An opening the roof of an atrium


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COMPOSITION BOARD: A board manufactured from wood, wood pulp, and other fibers. Used in bath and bedroom designs for shelving and other purposes. 


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COMPRESSION WEB: A supporting part of a truss configuration. 


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COMPRESSOR: A mechanical device designed to pressurize gases. The main component of conventional heating pumps and air conditioners. 


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CONCH HOUSE: A small, wood framed house set on a post-and-pier foundation, with a porch running the full length of the front of the house. 

Conch homes tend to feature modest living room and bedroom designs, as the rooms are generally smaller. 

The conch house design originated in Florida during the 19th century. 


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CONCRETE: An adhesive compound made by mixing Portland cement, sand, gravel, and water.

Concrete is used for all types of construction work, including bathroom, kitchen, and bedroom designs.

For bigger jobs, the concrete is often reinforced with rebars or wire mesh. 


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CONCRETE BLOCK: A hollow piece of concrete used for building. A standard concrete block measures 8x8x16 inches. 


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CONCRETE BOARD: A panel made of concrete and fiberglass, used as tile backing. 


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CONCRETE EDGER: A handheld tool used for smoothing and/or straightening concrete edges while the mix is still wet. 


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CONCRETE FLOAT: A tool used for finishing a concrete surface after screeding. 


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CONDENSATION: Water that accumulates underneath the exterior siding of a building. 


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CONDENSING UNIT: The part of an air conditioner located outside the house. 


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CONDUCTION: The transmission of heat energy through any material. 


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ARCHITECTURE, INTERIORS, BEDROOM DESIGNS AND MORE


Introduction   

Chapter 1   

Chapter 2   

Chapter 3    

Chapter 4    

Chapter 5   

Chapter 6    

Chapter 7   

Chapter 8   

Chapter 9   

Chapter 10   

Chapter 11  (You Are Here)

Chapter 12   

Chapter 13  

Chapter 14  

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16  

Chapter 17  

Chapter 18  

Chapter 19  

Chapter 20   

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22   

Chapter 23  

Stay Tuned. More Chapters Soon To Follow!



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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

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YULE LOG:

Events That Happened On Christmas Day


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

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