MODULAR HOMES AND OTHER ARCHITECTURAL STYLES


Here is a FREE, full color guide to Modular Homes, home designs, and architectural styles.


This image-packed glossary introduces the equipment, tools, tips, techniques, structural components, and design elements involved in building designs, landscapes, and more. 


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

Once armed with the basic knowledge of the terms and techniques, the possibilities are limited only by your imagination. 

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ABODE

The Picture Dictionary of Home Design And Architecture

by Judee Shipman



CHAPTER 49

ROOF COMB - R VALUE


ROOF COMB: A flat piece that tops a pyramid in certain monuments. 


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ROOF DECK: A flat, boarded surface on a reinforced roof, designed to support extra weight. Roofs are not normally designed strongly enough to support many people. This is especially true of modular homes, although some modular homes are retrofitted for roof decks. 

Shown below, a luxury roof deck in Minneapolis. 


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ROOFING NAIL: A long nail typically used for roofing construction. 


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ROOF JACK: The plank and associated hardware that creates a flat surface safe to stand on. A roof jack is essential for roofing work, even on modular homes. 


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ROOF JOIST: The horizontal supporting beam for roof rafters. 


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ROOF VALLEY: The "V" that is created where two sloping roof panels meet. Shown below, an open roof valley with metal valley flashing. 


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ROTTENSTONE: A type of sandpaper (i.e. abrasive agent). 


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ROTUNDA: A circular building, often topped with a dome. Shown below, students inside the rotunda at Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Further below, rotunda-style modular homes are called roundhouses. 


Above image credit: Marywood.edu



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ROUGH OPENING: The horizontal and vertical measurements of a window or door opening, before drywall or siding is installed. 


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ROUGH IN: Installing the initial plumbing, electricity, heating, and/or carpentry components that will later be concealed behind the second finishing phase. 


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ROUND BRUSH: A rotary brush used for painting. 


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ROUND HEAD SCREW: A screw with a curved or domed head. 


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ROUTER: A rotating tool used for shaping edges, cutting grooves, fashioning joints, and other woodworking tasks. There are a number of different types of routers, with varying sizes and features. 


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ROW HOMES: A block of homes of similar design that are attached side by side, but do not share any common walls. 


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RUMAH GADANG: An Indonesian architectural style characterized by curved, sharply pointed rooftops. 


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RUN: The horizontal distance from the roof's eave to directly under the ridge. 


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RUSSIAN ARCHITECTURE: Refers to the style and design elements of structures that were built in Russia from the 10th to the 18th century. 


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RUSSIAN REVIVAL: An architectural style that began in the mid 19th century. The idea was to borrow from original Russian architectural design, and give it a modernized twist. 


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RUSTIC: A wood-inspired, rural interior style featuring natural wood grains and vintage fixtures. Even modular homes can use a rustic touch.  

Shown below, a traditional rustic interior design, followed by a more modern rustic interior design. 


above image credit: houseandgarden.co.uk


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R VALUE: A measure of insulation. The R-Value is important for warmth in both modular homes and stick built structures. 


above image credit: gensteel.com







HOME IMPROVEMENTS, MODULAR HOMES, AND MORE


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 (You Are Here) 

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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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