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Arts and Humanities
Lesson 6 - ArchDesign Terms (Area Design)
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A raised section of ornamental stonework below a window ledge, stone tablet, or monument
A platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet; usually not accessible from the outside
A low, basinlike bathroom fixture, usually with spigots, used for bathing
A roofed, wall-less shed, supported on poles, usually projecting from the side of a building, used as a shelter for an automobile(s)
All rooms are completely separated from other rooms by means of walls (access through doors, arches, or relatively small openings in partitions); most frequent type
Plan that uses partitions, such as sliding doors, glass dividers, louvers (shutter/blind with angled horizontal slats), or even plants, to divide a bathroom into the water closet area, the lavatory area, and the bathing area.
An open space enclosed wholly or partly by buildings typically with an open room and some paving; a.k.a a courtyard
A porch suspended from an upper level of a structure (usually from the first floor of a residential structure); extension of a living area that's usually accessible from the outside
A decorative style or scheme, as of a room; decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior
Not attached; separated: a detached ticket stub; having no wall in common with another building
The act or an instance of going, especially from an enclosed place; a means or place of going out; an exit.
For activities and family entertainment; media room, home theaters, music room (including big screen TVs, DVDs, stereo systems, piano/organ, etc.)
Open kitchen, any shape; divided in two parts-food prep and work & dining area and family facilitates
A room that provides a facility for family-centered activities; less formal (more informal) than a living room
Something securely, and usually permanently, attached or appended, as to a house, apartment building, etc. (light fixture, kitchen fixtures)
A large entrance, reception room, or area, right inside the front door, that leads to all the other rooms in the residential or commercial structure
A building (outbuilding or part of a building) or indoor area for parking or storing motor vehicles.
A combination of a living room, dining room, family room, and sometimes the kitchen in one large, open room; typically has large ceilings and all room combinations can be seen from its center
A space within a person's home that is organized for the efficient performance of office tasks; professional office (business or personal), study, or studio
A type of entertainment room that includes television and video equipment designed to reproduce in the home the experience of being in a movie theater
Of, pertaining to, or belonging as a part of the whole; constituent or component; necessary to the completeness of the whole
A Hawaiian veranda or roofed patio/porch often furnished and used as a living/dining room; an exterior hallway/passageway that provides shelter for a building; extends the roof overhang to cover the walkway
A platform between flights of stairs; the floor at the head or foot of a flight of stairs.
A bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe
Where the household dweller entertains, relaxes, dines, listens to music, watches TV, and enjoys hobbies or other recreational activities
A lanai that connects the building to the street; a rooflike shelter projecting above an outer door and over a sidewalk or a terrace
The largest bedroom and private bathroom in a house or hotel which is for the main house dweller(s)
A type of entertainment room similar to that of a home theater; can include all forms of electronics (TVs, DVDs, Computers, etc.)
The living room, dining room, and entrance may be part of one open area; not separated by walls, doors, or openings, but have other types of separation, like floor materials (carpet to wood/tile)
A vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another); an interior wall or barrier dividing a room, area of a building, enclosure, etc., into separate areas.
An area, usually paved, adjoining a house and used as an area for outdoor lounging, dining, etc.; a courtyard, especially of a house, enclosed by low buildings or walls (Types: Living, Play, Quiet Patios; Court, Breezeway, Terrace, Loggia)
An area that is surrounded on three sides by another architectural or structural feature (ex: a fireplace surrounded on 3 sides by flooring)
A covered platform leading into the entrance of a building that's commonly enclosed by glass, screen, or post and railings (types: veranda, decks, baclonies)
A room that overlaps the family room; designed to provide recreational activities (table tennis, billiards, knitting, model building, other hobbies)
The structural member consisting of the vertical part of a stair or step
A functional separation between the dining room and kitchen. These walls have openings with countertops for passing items through
One of a flight or series of steps for going from one level to another, as in a building
A small porch usually in front of smaller residential homes that doesn't provide space for activities and consists of a small landing and 1-3 steps
A type of home office; a room or place for instruction or experimentation in one of the performing arts (dancing, music, art, etc.)
A type of home office; a room used for studying, reading, writing, etc.
In a swimming pool, an elevated platform (steps) below the water level that allows the swimmer to get out without using a ladder.
The areas in the household or commercial structure where people walk from one place to the next (hallways/passageways)
The part of the step that a person places their foot on or walks on; any of various things or parts on which a person or thing treads, stands, or moves
A room, especially in a house, reserved for the furnace, washing machine, and other appliances.
To have provide (a room, etc.) with fresh air in place of air that has been used or contaminated
Large, open porches, usually roofed and partly enclosed, as by a railing, extending around several sides of the home
A water-flushing plumbing fixture, such as a toilet, attached to the plumbing in the household, that is designed for flushing
An imaginary triangle formed by the refrigerator, stove and sink; are the focal points of the major work centers in a kitchen
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