INTERIOR DESIGN IDEAS AND HOME ARCHITECTURE


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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 3

ARCACHON VILLA - AWNING


ARCACHON VILLA: A style of French-inspired Victorian architecture. Some examples are shown below. 


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ARCADE: An outdoor passage or covered walkway with a wall on one side, and typically columns on the other side. 

An Arcade, also known as an Aisle, is an architectural combination of exterior and interior design ideas. 


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ARCH: Almost any curved, vertically oriented architectural form. 


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ARCHITECT: A licensed professional fully trained in the technical drafting of buildings and other large structures. The architect draws the floorpan from which a structure can be built. 


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ARCHITECT RULER: A ruler that is specially designed to assist on architectural drawings. 


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ARCHITRAVE: The horizontal beam that rests across the top of a vertical element such as a doorway, or a set of stone columns. 

Shown below, the inscribed architrave of the Pantheon. 


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AREA WELL: A barrier wall placed around windows at or near ground level, to prevent earth from accumulating over time.


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ARRIS: The sharp edge that forms when two surfaces meet. 


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ART DECO: An architectural style that started in France in the 1920s, featuring modern-looking, linear, symmetrical designs. 

Typical Art Deco pastel colors are still among the most popular interior design ideas of today. 


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ARTICULATION: The way in which joints are connected, which affects how joined parts are able to move. 


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ART MODERNE: A late Art Deco architectural style, also known as Streamline Moderne.

Defining characteristics include flat roofs, rounded edges, and corner windows. 


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ASBESTOS: A fireproof material that was once used extensively in buildings because of its flame resistant qualities. However, it was later discovered that Asbestos contains dangerous carcinogens. 


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ASHLAR: A kind of prepared stonework, typically cut into bricks or cubes. 


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ASPHALT: A composite material most commonly used for construction projects such as driveways and road work. 


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ASTRAGAL: A curved or rounded strip of molding, most often seen on doors, windows, and columns. 


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ATRIUM: A vast open space inside a building, typically featuring glass walls and a very high glass ceiling. Among the more popular interior design ideas for tall city buildings. 


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ATTACHED (GARAGE): Refers to a garage that is architecturally part of the house.

Interior design ideas for an attached garage may include converting your garage into a separate apartment, or maybe a home office. 

Shown below, a split level home with an attached two-car garage. 


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ATTACHED (HOUSE): Refers to a house that is physically attached to one or more adjacent houses.

Attached houses do not share a common wall, but there is no space between the two structures. Some attached houses are built one on top of the other. 

Shown below, row homes in British Columbia. 


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ATTIC: A slanted room located inside the Angle Drive of a roof. The attic is typically an unfinished, uninsulated space that is most often used for storage. 

At some cost to the homeowner, an unfinished attic can be converted into a charming extra room. An attic refinished into an extra room is commonly known as a loft. 

Some interior design ideas for attic spaces are shown below. 


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ATTIC ACCESS: A door on or near the ceiling that allows entry into an attic space. A ceiling attic access door typically features a pull-down ladder. 


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ATTIC VENTILATOR: A screened opening built into an attic to provide adequate airflow. 


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AUGER: A large, handheld drilling tool with a helix-shaped bit on the end. 


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AVIATION SNIPS: A scissor-like tool that is used for cutting sheet metal. 


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AWL: A simple tool with a metal point on one end, which can be used for punching holes through tough materials, along with other cool interior design ideas. 


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AWNING: A canvas overhang attached to the exterior wall of a building, providing shade for a building window or entranceway. 


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ABODE: THE PICTURE DICTIONARY OF HOME AND INTERIOR DESIGN IDEAS


Introduction   

Chapter 1   

Chapter 2   

Chapter 3  (You Are Here) 

Chapter 4    

Chapter 5   

Chapter 6    

Chapter 7   

Chapter 8   

Chapter 9   

Chapter 10   

Chapter 11   

Chapter 12   

Chapter 13  

Chapter 14  

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16  

Chapter 17  

Chapter 18  

Chapter 19  

Chapter 20    

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22 


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