ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPING DESIGNS


Look Here for a free guide to Architecture, Construction, Landscaping Designs, and other Home Improvement ideas. 


This complete, full color dictionary details the equipment, tools, techniques, and components involved in landscaping, construction, home design, and architecture. 


Come up with your own creative ideas from this carefully curated collection of images. 

View stunning kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, bedrooms, and classic architectural wonders, surrounded by manicured lawns, and magnificent gardens. 

You can even use the information contained here to create your own unique home or landscaping designs. 


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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman




CHAPTER 32

LEACHING BED - LINOLEUM


LEACHING BED: The waste drainage receptacle of a home sewer system, located somewhere on the property. Included in many landscaping designs. 


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LEAD: A soft, heavy metal, used in the construction of railroad ties, among other things. However, lead is not legal for many construction and landscaping designs, due to the health risks associated with continuous exposure to the metal. 


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LED: Light Emitting Diode. The lowest voltage lighting system commercially available. 


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LEDGER: The lumber that frames the perimeter of a foundation wall and supports the wood sub floor. 


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LEDGER STRIP: A strip of lumber nailed along the bottom of the side of a girder. 


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LET-IN BRACE: A board applied diagonally to a notched stud, to lend extra support to an exterior wall.


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LEVEL: A tool used for determining whether or not a surface is flat. Standard mechanical levels are designed with a floating liquid bubble that rests in the middle if a surface is true horizontal. Also see Laser Level.  


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L-HOOK: An L-shaped hook, of which there are many types and styles. 


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LIGHT: The space in a window sash where a pane of glass belongs. Also, the glass pane itself. 


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LIGHT HOUSE: An oceanfront structure with a chamber at the top designed to emit a very high powered light. Light houses, now obsolete, were designed to guide incoming ships.

These days, ships are guided by computers, and many light houses are being converted into quaint, funky seaside homes and tourist businesses. 


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LIGHT SHELF: A reflective plate installed outside a window to increase the intensity of natural light inside the room. 


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LIMIT SWITCH: An automatic safety control that shuts off an overheated furnace. 


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LINEAL FOOT: A unit of measure for lumber which is equal to 1 inch in thickness, 12 inches in width, and 12 inches in length. 


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LINE BLOCKS: Wood blocks used for leveling masonry. 


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LINE LEVEL: See Laser Level



LINEMAN'S PLIERS: The kind of pliers used by electricians. Also known as combination pliers. 


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LINEN CLOSET: A closet with shelves for storing sheets and towels. 


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LINOLEUM: A type of manufactured plastic paneling, typically used in floor coverings and counter tops.

Linoleum is not typically used for landscaping designs, although some artists carve landscapes onto linoleum tiles to make art prints. 


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HOME AND LANDSCAPING 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 (You Are Here) 

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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Chapter 3  

Chapter 4  

Chapter 5  

Chapter 6  

Chapter 7  

Chapter 8 

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Chapter 12  

Chapter 13  

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Chapter 19

Chapter 20 

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22  

Chapter 23  

Chapter 24  

Chapter 25  

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Chapter 27  

Chapter 28  

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Chapter 33  

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Chapter 36  

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