ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGNS


Here's a FREE, full color introductory guide to Interior Designs, Architectural Design, Landscaping, and more. 

This image-packed glossary presents a colorful introduction to the equipment, tools, tips, techniques, structural components, and design elements involved in home construction, interiors, and landscape design. 


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

Arm yourself with the basics of home improvements. 

Use this guide to implement your own interior designs and landscaping ideas. 



Scroll further down for related links. 

Also see links to other Free Books by this author. 




ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 56

SPACKLE - SQUARE


SPACKLE: A wet, plaster-like product, typically purchased in small quantities. Spackle is used in all sorts of interior designs, especially for filling in cracks and nail holes in plaster walls. 


Above image credit: bobvila.com




SPADE BIT: A broad, flat drill bit used for making larger holes than an ordinary drill bit would make. 


Above image credit: 




SPAN: 1) The unsupported distance between two weight-bearing framing components.  2) The horizontal distance from eave to eave. Also see Rise and Run


Above image credit: 




SPANDREL: The curved space between two arches. 


Above image credit: 




SPANISH COLONIAL: An architectural revival style whose buildings tend to be centrally located and larger than surrounding buildings. Defining characteristics include front columns, wide stone steps, and arched openings.  


Above image credit: 




SPANISH TILE: A rounded, terra cotta tile, often used as shingles on Mediterranean-style homes. 


Above image credit: 




SPANNER: See Wrench


Above image credit: 




SPARK PLUG WRENCH: A type of socket wrench with a rubber sleeve insert. 


Above image credit: 




SPEED SQUARE: A triangular framing tool, also called a rafter angle square. 


Above image credit: 




SPEED WRENCH: A kind of socket wrench with a long, thin, cranked handle. 


Above image credit: 




SPINDLE: Part of a drill press. 


Above image credit: 




SPIRAL RATCHET: A type of screwdriver. 


Above image credit: 




SPIRE: The decorative cap on a church steeple. 


Above image credit: 




SPLASH BLOCK: A concrete channel set beneath an exterior water faucet or downspout. 


Above image credit: 




SPLINE JOINT: A joint in which a small piece fits in between two adjacent boards with aligned grooves. 


Above image credit: 




SPLIT LEVELAn architectural style in which the main floor is located halfway between the upper and lower floors. 


Above image credit: 




SPRING CLAMP: A clamp with an attached spring mechanism. 


Above image credit: 




SPRINGER: The first wedge-shaped piece (voussior) of an arch. 


above image credit: 




SPOKE WRENCH: A wrench designed for adjusting spoked wheels. 


above image credit: 



SQUARE: A tool used for determining the precision of right angles. Often used in architecture and interior designs. 


above image credit: 







ARCHITECTURE AND 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    

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 (You Are Here)    

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 





RELATED LINKS

 

Early American Architecture and vintage interior designs.

Shipping Container Homes (and efficient interior designs). 

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT Architecture and Interior Designs. 



Top Roller Coasters 


Interesting facts about the Empire State Building

Interesting facts about the Statue of Liberty 

Interesting facts about Willis Tower






OTHER BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR



EVERY BODY, EVERY WEAR:

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