ARCHITECTURE AND HOME INTERIOR DESIGN


Check out this FREE full color introductory guide to Home Interior Design, Landscaping, and Architecture. 


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


Dream up your own unique ideas from this carefully curated collection of images with crisp, instructional definitions. 

View a diverse selection of stunning architectural forms, along with a variety of interiors. 

Use this guide to make to help make your own home interior design ideas come true.

Create your perfect dream home interior design! 



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The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 37

NAIL - NUT DRIVER


NAIL: A long, slender metal fastener with a point at one end and a head at the other end, designed to be hammered into hard materials such as wood.

Nails are used for all types of construction tasks, as well as many kinds of home interior design projects. 


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NAOS: The inner chamber of a temple. Also see Cella


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NATIONAL PARK SERVICE RUSTIC: Originating in the United States and also known as "parkitecture," this architectural style attempts to harmonize built structures with their natural environments. 


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NATURAL BUILDING: A building style that emphasizes sustainability by using renewable, recycled, and minimally processed building materials.

This style became popular around the turn of the new millennium. Sustainable architecture features many fun and unique structural designs, such as the ones shown below. 


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NATURAL FINISH: A transparent finish that preserves and displays the natural grain and color of  wood. 


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NEEDLE NOSE PLIERS: General purpose pliers used for cutting and gripping. Also called long nose, snipe nose, and pinch nose pliers. 


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NEO CLASSICAL: An architectural style with elements derived from Classical Greek and Italian architecture.

Probably the most famous example of Neo Classical architecture in America is the US Capitol, more commonly known as the White House. 


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NEO ECLECTIC: A house constructed with design elements borrowed from several Neo Classical architectural styles. Two examples are shown below.


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NEO GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE: A Medieval-inspired architectural style that started in England during the late 18th century. Also see Gothic Revival. 


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NEO GREC: An architectural style of the mid to late 19th century, which drew inspiration from excavations that took place in Pompeii.

The style is similar to the Neo Classical designs that preceded it. 

Shown below, the Bibliothéque Sainte Genevieve (1843-1850) is a classic example of the Neo Grec style. 


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NEOLITHIC ARCHITECTURE: Among the first manmade "permanent" structures were large stones carefully arranged. Neolithic architecture was developed between 10,000 and 3000 BC, a time frame known as the Neolithic period. 

Shown below, careful excavation reveals the remains of a Neolithic village. Further below, Stonehenge is a popular example of Neolithic architecture. 


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NEO ROMANESQUE: An architectural style characterized by arches and narrow vertical windows. Examples of Neo Romanesque architecture include the Smithsonian building in Washington DC, the City Hall in Rochester New York, and the Notre Dame Cathedral in Saigon, among others. 


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NEUTRAL WIRE: A color coded (white) wire that carries electricity from an outlet back to the service panel. Also see Ground and Hot Wire


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NEWEL POST: The large starting post at the beginning of a staircase. 


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NEW OLD HOUSE: Newly constructed houses that replicate historic architectural styles. 


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NICHE: A recessed space in a wall, typically used for sculptural display. 


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NICKEL: A metallic chemical element whose symbol on the Periodic Table is Ni.

Nickel is a commonly used pure metal. Being highly corrosion-resistant, nickel is often used as a protective coating for other metals. 

Fun Fact: The 5-cent coin we call a nickel is actually 75% copper and only 25% nickel. 


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NIPPERS: A tool used for removing small pieces of material. There are many different types of nippers. 


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NON BEARING WALL: A wall that does not support weight. The non load bearing wall is a common feature of home interior design. 


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NONFERROUS: Refers to any metal that does not contain iron, such a copper or aluminum. Nonferrous metals are integral parts of both home interior and exterior designs. 


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NORMAN ARCHITECTURE: An style of Romanesque architecture developed by the Normans, popular from around 1074 to 1250. 


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NOSING: A projecting horizontal edge, such as at the front of a stair or the edge of a table. A common feature of home interior design. 


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NOTCH JOINT: Two pieces joined by way of a notch (groove).


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NOZZLE: The part of a heating system that supplies fuel to the combustion chamber. 


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NUT: A hexagon-shaped, "female" piece of metal hardware, designed to be used with a bolt. 


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NUT DRIVER: A rotating tool that turns a nut, in the same way that a screwdriver turns a screw. 


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ARCHITECTURE AND HOME INTERIOR DESIGNS


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  (You Are Here)   

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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