BATH AND KITCHEN DESIGNS, ARCHITECTURE AND MORE


Read on to gather some innovative ideas for kitchen designs, bathroom designs, landscape designs, and architecture.

This fully illustrated dictionary covers virtually all things related to architecture and home design, including tools, textiles, and architectural forms. 


Dream up ideas of your own from the beautiful home interiors, manicured lawns, and outstanding architecture shown on these pages.  

Find ideas for bath or kitchen designs to create your Perfect Dream Home! 


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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 10

CHASE - COFFER


CHASE: A narrow, framed space through which pipes can pass. Found in many bathroom and kitchen designs, both domestic and industrial, although not always visible. 


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CHATEAU: A manor house, often with smaller homes located on the property.

A chateau is somewhat like a castle or a palace, but without defensive measures such as fortresses and moats. 

Chateaus typically feature open floorpans with spacious kitchen designs, while the smaller homes on the property feature much more modest kitchen designs. 

Shown below, the Chateau Charbonnieres, near Paris


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CHICKEN WIRE: A type of wire with a polygon-shaped mesh, typically used for building chicken coops, but also used in construction for added support. 

Shown below, Maryland's famous "mushroom house" features a chicken wire framework. 


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CHIMNEY: An opening at the top of a house through which smoke from a fireplace can escape. 

Below, this stone ender home in Rhode Island features a prominent chimney. 

Further below, chimneys are a common feature of many kitchen designs. 


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CHIMNEY CAP: The closer on a chimney flue. 


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CHINK: Insulation used for filling in gaps created by construction work. Chink is typically installed around windows and door frames, and also in the cracks between boards that are uneven. 


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CHIP BOARD: A board made from wood chips, also known as particleboard and OSB (Oriented Strand Board).

Used for bathroom designs, kitchen designs, and all kinds of other construction projects. 

Shown below, this chip board kitchen is a stylish and economically sound design option. 


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CHISEL: Generally, a carving tool with a flat, bladed edge. There are many types of chisels, most of them listed within these pages, and many of them used for bathroom and kitchen designs. 


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CHRESMOGRAPHION: A special chamber found in some Greek temples, near the cella

Shown below, The temple of Apollo at Didyma.


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CHUCK: The adjustable part of a router, drill, or drill press where the bit attaches. 


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CHURCH: A structure originally built for the purpose of religious worship. These days, more and more churches are being converted into stylish homes, such as the one shown below.

The church's high ceilings can be part of some truly magnificent living room and kitchen designs. 


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CINCTURE: A ring at either end of a column or shaft. 


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CINDERBLOCK: A large, brick-shaped block used in construction. Typically made of condensed cinders and Portland cement. 

The cinderblock is a feature of some kitchen designs, especially in industrial settings. Shown below, a cinderblock backyard fire pit. 


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CINQUE CENTO: A popular architectural style of the 16th century Italian Renaissance.

The style is characterized by grand, rounded stone structures with multiple columns, wraparound balconies, and large domed roofs. 

Some buildings constructed in this style feature intricate carvings and murals. 


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CIPPUS: A low pedestal, typically used as a marker, such as a memorial. 


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CIRCUIT: The cyclic path of electricity flowing from a power source and through an outlet. 


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CIRCUIT BREAKER: A switch located in the electrical panel or breaker box. Typically used for shutting off power to some or all of the house. 


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CIRCULAR SAW: A power tool with a spinning, circular, serrated blade. 


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CIRCULATION: The manner in which air flows through an interior space. 


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CISTERN: A receptacle used for catching rainwater.

Shown below, the underground Basilica cistern in Istanbul dates back to the 6th century. 


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CLAMP: A vice-like tool used for holding wood, metal, and other hard objects in a fixed position. 

There are many types of clamp, such as band clamp, bench clamp, Cardellini clamp, C-clamp, F-clamp, flooring clamp, forked clamp, gripe clamp, hand screw clamp, Kant twist clamp, magnetic clamp, pipe clamp, sash clamp, and toolmakers clamp, to name only a few. 


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CLAPBOARD: A type of wood board, typically used for interior and exterior siding. Shown below, clapboard is a common feature of many rustic kitchen designs. 


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CLAW HAMMER: A hammer with a head that has two blunt points on its back end, which are useful for prying nails loose. 


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CLEAN OUT: An opening that provides access to a drain line. Used during inspection and repair. 


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CLIP TIES: Thick metal wires protruding from a concrete foundation wall. These are what's left of the wires that held the foundation wall in place during construction. 


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CLOCK TOWER: A tower with a large clock face installed near the top. Shown below, the clock tower of City Hall in Minneapolis. 


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CLOSET: A small room, usually featuring a door, and designed for the storage of household items such as clothing, linens, or cleaning supplies.

A kitchen closet can be used for storing dry goods and unopened food items. In most kitchen designs, the closet is also known as a pantry. 


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COFFER: A sunken panel in a wall or ceiling, usually created by attaching a grid-like wood frame to a surface, creating a series of boxes. 

Coffers are used mainly for decorative effect on ceilings, but are also used as shelf space for nicknacks or home accents, and sometimes in high end kitchen designs like the one shown below. 


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ARCHITECTURE, INTERIORS, BATHROOMS, AND KITCHEN DESIGNS


Introduction   

A

Chapter 1    

Chapter 2  

Chapter 3    

B

Chapter 4    

Chapter 5   

Chapter 6    

Chapter 7   

C

Chapter 8   

Chapter 9   

Chapter 10 (You Are Here)  

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    

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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