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. 


Above image credit: ritzcarlton.com




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


Above image credit: infinitytools.com




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. 

Shown below, a kitchen with a cove heating unit. 


Above image credit: sylvane.com




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


Above image credit: birddogdistributing.com




COVE MOLDING: A concave molding used as trim in places where a wall meets the ceiling. Cove molding is a popular decorative feature of homes design. 


Above image credit: castledesign.com




COVERED PARKING: A permanently fixed, open structure designed to provide overhead protection for parked cars. Also known as a carport. 

Shown below, solar panel covered parking at Clemson University in South Carolina. 


Above image credit: newsstand.clemson.edu




CRAFTSMAN: Also known as American Craftsman, this homes design is characterized by sweet front porches, gently sloping rooflines, and other charming architectural features. 


Above image credit: homedit.com 




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. 


Above image credit: totalhomeperformance.com




CREOLE COTTAGE: A colorful, Caribbean-inspired architectural style of homes design. Shown below, a Creole Cottage style home in New Orleans. 


Above image credit: gonola.com




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


Above image credit: chiefarchitect.com




CRIPPLE: Short, vertically oriented pieces of frame lumber, typically installed above windows and doors. 


Above image credit: apawood.org




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


Above image credit: nihb.com




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


Above image credit: dpreview.com




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


Above image credit: dailyyonder.com




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


Above image credit: youtube.com




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


Above image credit: Pinterest.com




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


Above image credit: homedesignersuite.co



CRYPTO PORTICUS: In Roman architecture, a covered corridor. 


above image credit: brewminate.com



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


above image credit: mes100.com




CUPPING: A warping of the edges of thin boards. The severity of cupping is related to the board's location in the original log. 


above image credit: researchgate.com




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


above image credit: youtube.com




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. 


above image credit: sbphinc.com




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


above image credit: db.world-housing.net




CUTTING OIL: A lubricating coolant used in metal manufacturing. 


above image credit: 123rf.com









ARCHITECTURE, HOMES DESIGN, 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 (You Are Here)  

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  

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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YULE LOG:

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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

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

Crazy Horse Appearing - Appendixes