HOMES DESIGN, ARCHITECTURE AND MORE


This fully illustrated dictionary will give you many ideas for Homes Design, along with a general knowledge of architectural structures, and of the tools and materials needed to create them. 

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

Learn about design elements, equipment, tools, textiles, architectural forms, and more. 

View stunning kitchen designs, bathroom designs, landscape designs, and home architecture. 


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

Then use this book to come up with your own ideas for Homes Design.

Maybe even 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 13

COURTYARD - CUTTING OIL


COURTYARD: An outdoor space surrounded by the exterior walls of one or more buildings. 

Often seen in places like hotels (as shown below).

In homes design, a residential apartment building might have a courtyard. 


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COVE BIT: A kind of drill bit used with a router. 


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COVE HEATING: A heating system by which heat is emitted through cove attachments placed near the ceiling. The heat eventually reaches objects in the room, which then generate their own heat. 

In homes design, cove heating is an energy-efficient choice, the drawback being that a room can take hours to reach the desired temperature. 


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COVE LIGHTING: A type of recessed lighting that directs light upward. A popular feature of homes design. 


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COVE MOLDING: A concave molding used as trim in places where a wall meets the ceiling. 


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COVERED PARKING: A permanently fixed, open structure designed to provide overhead protection for parked cars. 


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CRAFTSMAN: See American Craftsman homes design. 


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CRAWL SPACE: A low space, usually about three feet high, located below or behind the living area of a house. 

Often accessible by way of a removable floor panel in a closet. 


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CREOLE COTTAGE: A Caribbean-inspired architectural style. 


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CRICKET: A ridged structure installed on a roof, to increase the slope near the chimney joint. 


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CRIPPLE: Short, vertical frame lumber installed above a window or door. 


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CROSS BRIDGING: Supportive bracing installed between floor joists to prevent twisting. 


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CROSS SPRINGER: The bottom part of an arch, from which the diagonal ribs extend. 


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CROSSCUT SAW: Any saw that is useful for cutting wood against the grain. 


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CROSS TEE: A short metal T-shaped beam, placed between the main ceiling beams. 


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CROWFOOT WRENCH: A wrench with a straight, two-sided socket, designed for tight spaces where other socket wrenches won't fit. 


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CROWN MOLDING: A fancy molding, typically used at the corners where walls meet. 


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CRYPTO PORTICUS: In Roman architecture, a covered corridor. 


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CULVERT: A concrete pipe embedded under a roadway, to allow the flow of water underneath. 


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CUPPING: A warping of the edges of thin boards.


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CURB: A raised edging along pavement, typically bordering roads. 


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CURB STOP: A valve installed near the curb to start or stop the flow of water to a building.

Typically used by utility companies starting or ending their service agreements. 


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CUT IN BRACING: Small (cut) pieces of bracing placed diagonally between studs to hold them in place. 


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CUTTING OIL: A lubricating coolant used in metal manufacturing. 


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ARCHITECTURE, HOMES DESIGN, LANDSCAPING, 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   

Chapter 12   

Chapter 13  (You Are Here)

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 12  

Chapter 13  

Chapter 14 

Chapter 15  

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Chapter 19

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Chapter 26

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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

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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

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