ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AND HOME BUILDING


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This image-packed glossary introduces the equipment, tools, tips, techniques, structural components, and design elements involved in architecture, landscaping, home improvements, and interior design. 

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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 45

QUADRANGLE - QUONSET


QUADRANGLE: A four-sided enclosure surrounded by buildings. In home building, this design is often seen in apartment complexes. It is also suitable for college campuses. A quadrangle is more commonly known as a quad

Shown below, the quad at the University of Sydney. 


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QUADRANT: A piece of hardware used for joining the upper and lower leaves of a Dutch door. 


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QUADRIPORTICUS: A four-sided Portico


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QUADRISECT: To divide into four equal parts. 


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QUARREL: A piece of glass set diagonally. 


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QUARRY TILE: Unglazed clay tile used for finishing floors and walls. 


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QUARTER BEND: A pipe fitting that forms a 90-degree angle. 


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QUARTER ROUND: Trim molding with a quarter circle cross section. 


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QUAY: A structure located along a water bank. 


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QUEEN CLOSER: A brick cut in half, lengthwise. 


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QUEENSLANDER: An Australian architectural style characterized by stump foundations that create a ventilated open space underneath the house. 


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QUEEN ANNE: A kind of Victorian architecture. 


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QUENCHING: The rapid cooling of heated steel in order to increase its hardness. 


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QUICKSAND: Any soil that is too weak to support significant weight. 


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QUILL: Part of a drill press. 


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QUILL FEED HANDLE: Part of a drill press. 


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QUOIN: A cornerstone on a masonry wall. 


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QUONSET: A prefab metal building with a semi-cylindrical roof. 


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ARCHITECTURE, HOME BUILDING, AND LANDSCAPE DESIGN


ABODE


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  

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  (You Are Here) 

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 4  

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Chapter 6  

Chapter 7  

Chapter 8 

Chapter 9 

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Chapter 12  

Chapter 13  

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Chapter 25  

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Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

Chapter 37  

Chapter 38  

Chapter 39  

Chapter 40

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Yule Log - Chapter Two

Yule Log - Chapter Three

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Yule Log - Chapter Nine

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Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 4

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Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 6

Crazy Horse Appearing - Chapter 7

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