INTERIOR DESIGN IDEAS AND ARCHITECTURE


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This complete, full color dictionary offers a basic introduction to the equipment, tools, techniques, and architectural components involved in construction, home design, gardening, landscaping, and more. 


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The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 28

I-BEAM - ITALIANTE


I-BEAM: A steel beam with an I-shaped cross-section, used over weight-bearing wall openings such as double garage doors, for instance. 


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IGLOO: A shelter built of ice and snow. Less commonly known as a snow house


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I-HOUSE: An architectural style that got its name from being most prominently displayed in the states of Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa. A typical I-house features a symmetrical, two-story design. 


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I-JOIST: An I-shaped structural beam used in floors and rafters. I-joists are available in lengths of up to 60 feet. 


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IMPOST BLOCK: See Dosseret



INCANDESCENT LAMP: A kind of metal filament lamp found in standard light bulbs. 


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INDIAN VERANDA: An architectural style whose features include an open, rounded, wraparound porch at the front and sides of the building. 


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INFILTRATION: The passage of air from indoors to outdoors and vice versa. 


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IN-LAW: A separate, smaller residential building located on the same property as the main house. 


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INSIDE CORNER: The point at which two walls form an inner (concave) angle. 


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INSULATING GLASS: See Dual Pane Window




INSULATION BOARD: A structural building board made from coarse wood fiber. 


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INSULATION: Any material that resists heat penetration. Used in most interior design motifs to keep the warm air in. 


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INTERCOLUMNIATION: The width of spacing between the columns in a colonnade. Standard column placement styles are Araeostyle, Diastyle, Eustyle, Pycnostyle, and Systyle. 


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INTERCOM: A system of speaker communication in and around a building. 


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INTERIOR DESIGN: The colors, textures, placement, lighting, and general coherence of objects inside a room. 


above: A modern interior design

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above: A rustic interior design

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Above: A natural interior design, featuring natural sunlight, unstained wood furniture, and eco-friendly upholstery in natural colors. In interior design circles, natural colors are referred to as ecru.  

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INTERIOR FINISH: Any material used for covering interior walls and ceilings. 


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INTERNATIONAL: An architectural style of the early 20th century, characterized by a stark, unadorned, utilitarian design. 


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IRON: A type of metal. 


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IRRIGATION: A watering system for grass, crops, and other plants. 


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ITALIANTE: A classical architectural style of the early 19th century, mainly characterized by square shaped towers and rectangular design elements. 


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INTERIOR DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE


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 (You Are Here)  

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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The Illustrated Glossary of Fabric, Fashion, and Style


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  

Chapter 14 

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16 

Chapter 17 

Chapter 18  

Chapter 19

Chapter 20 

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22  

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

Chapter 26

Chapter 27  

Chapter 28  

Chapter 29  

Chapter 30  

Chapter 31  

Chapter 32  

Chapter 33  

Chapter 34  

Chapter 35  

Chapter 36  

Chapter 37  

Chapter 38  

Chapter 39  

Chapter 40

Chapter 41





YULE LOG:

Events That Happened On Christmas Day


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




CRAZY HORSE APPEARING


Crazy Horse Appearing - Introduction

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