KITCHEN, BATH, AND LIVING ROOM DESIGNS, ARCHITECTURE AND MORE


Read on to get ideas for Living Room Designs, kitchen designs, bathroom designs, landscape designs, and home architecture. 

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


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

View the stunning home interiors, manicured lawns, and outstanding architectural forms shown on these pages.  

Then use this book to come up with your own ideas for bath, kitchen, bedroom, and Living Room Designs, or to create your Perfect Dream Home from scratch. 


Scroll further down for related architectural links. 

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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 12

CONDUCTIVITY - COURSE


CONDUCTIVITY: The rate at which heat (or electricity) is transmitted through a material. 


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CONDUIT: A metal pipe in which electrical wiring is installed. 


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CONE WRENCH: A type of wrench used in bicycle maintenance. 


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CONSTRUCTION: The formation of a single structure by connecting or joining separate parts. 


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CONTINUITY TESTER: A device that indicates whether or not electricity can be carried between two points. 


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CONTROL JOINT: A special groove on concrete floors to help control cracking. 


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CONVECTION: The process by which heated air pulls cooler air behind it. 


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COOLING LOAD: The amount of cooling required to maintain a certain indoor temperature. 


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COPED JOINT: A joint where the ends of two pieces are cut so they fit snugly together. 


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COPING: A finely fitted inner corner joint. A coping joint can be found in many living room designs, but can be used wherever it is needed. 


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COPING SAW: A tool used for cutting wood edges so they join cleanly a an inner corner. 


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COPPER: A soft, highly conductive metal often used in construction, particularly for pipes and wiring.

In some kitchen, bathroom, and living room designs, copper is used as decorative trim work. 


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CORBEL: A solid stone piece that protrudes from a wall and supports a balcony. 


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CORE BOX BIT: A kind of drill bit used with a router. 


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CORIAN: An engineered stone-like material created by the Dupont company, and used for making counter tops. 


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CORNER BEAD: A strip of sheet metal fitted onto outer corners of drywall before mudding. 


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CORNER BOARD: A long piece of wood or plastic trim that covers a wall's outer corners. 


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CORNER BRACE: An L-shaped metal attachment that strengthens the corners of a framed structure. 


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CORNER CHISEL: A chisel with an L-shaped cutting edge. 


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CORNER WINDOW: Two framed windows that meet at an exterior corner. A popular element of living room designs. 


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CORNICE: A horizontally placed trim molding, often seen on windows, including in living room designs. 


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CORRUGATED FASTENER: A ridged strip of steel that can be used for joining wood pieces. 


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COTTAGE: A dwelling of modest proportions, traditionally found in rural areas. 

Kitchen, bathroom, and living room designs for a cottage are typically planned for smaller sized rooms.  

In real estate terms, a cottage often refers to a small house located behind another house on the same property. This usually involves an easement leading to the cottage. 


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COUNTER FLASHING: A metal flashing typically used on roofs and chimneys. 


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COUNTERFORT: A kind of buttress. 


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COUNTERSINK: A cone-shaped hole for fitting screws, or the tool used for creating such a hole. 


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COUNTER TOP: A hard, finished, horizontal surface designed for frequent use and heavy work. 


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COURSE: A horizontal row of bricks, shingles, or siding. 


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ARCHITECTURE, INTERIORS, LIVING ROOM DESIGNS AND MORE


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  (You Are Here) 

Chapter 13  

Chapter 14  

Chapter 15  

Chapter 16  

Chapter 17  

Chapter 18  

Chapter 19  

Chapter 20   

Chapter 21 

Chapter 22   

Chapter 23  

Stay Tuned. More Chapters Soon To Follow!



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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  

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Chapter 40

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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




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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