HOME DESIGN IDEAS AND ARCHITECTURE


This FREE book provides a wealth of home design ideas, along with a general knowledge of architectural styles, tools, textiles, and more. 


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


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 designs, and other home design ideas. 


From these Home Design Ideas, You can Create Your Perfect Dream Home!  


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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 17

EARTH BAGS - EMERY


EARTH BAGS: Burlap bags of firmly packed dirt that are used like bricks in eco friendly construction and home design ideas. 

Shown below, these homes in India are built entirely of earth bags. 


Above image credit: thebetterindia.com




EARTHQUAKE STRAP: A metal strap that secures a gas heater to the framework of a building, to avoid a gas leak in the event of an earthquake. Most home design ideas in the state of California include an earthquake strap. 


Above image credit: youtube.com




EARTH SHIP: One of several popular yet unique home design ideas where the walls of the home are made from natural and up cycled materials, such as earth bags, or tires packed with earth. 

This free-form building style produces uniquely rounded edges not typically seen on most architectural structures. 

Shown below, an earth ship home in Taos, New Mexico. 


Above image credit: fineartamerica.com (photo by Shanna Gillette)




EASEMENT: A permanent real estate contract clause allowing access through one property to reach another property, or access to a property by utility companies. 


Above image credit: lenexa.com




EAT-IN KITCHEN: A kitchen large enough to accommodate a table and at least two chairs. 


Above image credit: bobvila.com




EAVE: The part of a roof that extends out past the edge of a house. 


Above image credit: thoughtco.com




EDGER: 1) A tool used for finishing the edges of wet masonry. 2) A gardening tool used for cutting clean edges around landscaped greenery. 


Above image credit: edgemylawn.com




EDISON BULB: The old fashioned style of light bulb, characterized by its rounded glass head, as opposed to today's more energy-efficient, helix-shaped CFL bulbs. 


above image credit: independent.co.uk



EDWARDIAN: A style of architecture popular around the turn of the 20th century, featuring cleaner lines and being less ornate than the Victorian architecture of previous era. 


Above image credit: littlehouseonthecorner.com




EFFLORESCENCE: A condition where water brings salt deposits to the surface of wet cement. 


Above image credit: ohiostatewaterproofing.com




EGRESS: A type of emergency exit window, usually surrounded by a low wall. The egress window is a legal requirement for basement home design ideas in most towns and cities. 


Above image credit: bonedrywp.com




EGYPTIAN REVIVAL: A 19th century style of architecture featuring ancient Egyptian motifs. 


Above image credit: wikipedia.org



ELASTOMERIC ROOFING: A type of synthetic roof coating. 


Above image credit: atouchofcountrynewiberia.com




ELBOW: An attachable pipe fitting that is shaped somewhat like an arm bent at the elbow. The elbow allows pipes to change direction. 


Above image credit: stainlesssteelmetalsheet.com




ELECTRIC LATERAL: The area of a property where the electric service line is located. 


Above image credit: alamy.com




ELECTRIC RESISTANCE COILS: The heated wires in baseboard and electric water heaters. 


Above image credit: farnam-custom.com




ELECTRICAL ENTRANCE PACKAGE: The entry point of a building's electrical power, which typically contains a meter and a fuse box. 


Above image credit: thermon.com




ELECTRICAL ROUGH: Preliminary electrical work done before wires, switches, and outlets are installed. 


Above image credit: jlconline.com




ELECTROSTATIC AIR CLEANER: A device designed for removing solid particles from air. 


Above image credit: amazon.com





ELEVATION SHEET: The part of a blueprint that shows the height of a house. 


above image credit: sites.google.com




ELIZABETHIAN: A late 16th century architectural style that began during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England. 


Above image credit: tes.com



ELM: A tough and durable, yet aesthetically pleasing type of wood, of which there are at least 30 species.

Home design ideas involving elm include furniture and flooring.

Elm wood is very stringy, and therefore very difficult to split into firewood. 


Above image credit: cadoringroup.com



EMERY: A type of sandpaper, often used for making nail files. 


above image credit: aliexpress.com








ARCHITECTURE, HOME DESIGN IDEAS, 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  

E

Chapter 17  (You Are Here) 

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 25  

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