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. 

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


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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. 


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


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CHIMNEY CAP: The closer on a chimney flue. 


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CHINK: Insulation to fill in gaps created by construction work, typically installed around windows and door frames. 


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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. 


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CHISEL: Generally, a carving tool with a flat, bladed edge. There are many types of chisel, most of them listed within these pages. 


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


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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 converted into stylish homes.

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


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CINCTURE: An area encircled with a surrounding border. 


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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 industrial kitchen designs. 


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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. 


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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: Wood board used as exterior siding. 


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CLAW HAMMER: A hammer with a head that has two blunt points on its back end, 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. 


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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. 


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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, especially in high end kitchen designs. 


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ARCHITECTURE, INTERIORS, BATHROOMS, AND KITCHEN DESIGNS


Introduction   

Chapter 1   

Chapter 2   

Chapter 3    

Chapter 4    

Chapter 5   

Chapter 6    

Chapter 7   

Chapter 8   

Chapter 9   

Chapter 10  (You Are Here)

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  

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