Concrete Countertops

Design, Forms, and Finishes for the New Kitchen and Bath

Author: Fu-Tung Cheng

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781561586806

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

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This book reinvents the countertop with a single material: concrete. Concrete Countertops is an essential book for architects, homeowners and contractors who want to learn how to design, form, mix, pour, color, trowel, inlay and finish decorative concrete countertops. Homeowners will be inspired by the 350 color photographs that bring this exciting medium to life.
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Kitchen & Bath Products and Materials

Cabinetry, Equipment, Surfaces

Author: Ellen Cheever,NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118775317

Category: Architecture

Page: 368

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Objective guidance on kitchen and bath fitting choice to suitany client and any space Kitchen and Bath Products and Materials describes thetypical materials, equipment, and surfaces used in all facets ofresidential kitchen and bath design. Part of the National Kitchenand Bath Association's Professional Resource Library, thiscomprehensive reference is fully updated and expanded to includenew technologies, materials, and finishes, with considerations ofsustainability throughout. Full color illustrations and a reviseddesign help visual learners better absorb the information, and thecompanion website provides an image bank and instructor's guide forclassroom use. Each chapter includes a summary and reviewquestions, allowing readers to test their grasp of the material atevery step. Kitchen and bath design is the most popular and lucrative areawithin residential interior design. As such, the enormous amount ofoptions available for surfaces, fixtures, and materials is far toovast to be navigated by taste and aesthetics alone. Kitchen andBath Products and Materials provides the background designersneed to choose what's best for the client and the space, based on anumber of objective factors and technical details. This completehandbook allows readers to: Explore material options for storage systems, fixtures,fittings, and surfaces Become familiar with sizing systems, efficiency ratings, andcertifications Consider factors like manufacturing processes, engineering, andconfiguration Learn the terms and nomenclature used to describe materials,fixtures, and appliances Design is about more than just aesthetics – whether theproject is a remodel or new construction, there are codes,standards, and functional requirements that must be met. Kitchenand Bath Products and Materials is a practical reference,providing the information designers need to make informeddecisions.
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Concrete at Home

Innovative Forms and Finishes : Floors, Walls, Fireplaces, Countertops

Author: Fu-Tung Cheng,Eric Olsen

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781561586820

Category: Architecture

Page: 216

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Geared for real people - those who want to improve hand-tool and machine skills, but not willing to embark on a seven-year apprenticeship - this book is designed to help woodworkers enjoy their time the workshop. Working through these pages, woodworkers will learn how to work with and build on the skills and tools they already have. And when the sawdust settles, there is the pleasure of the attractive pieces just created to add to a home or give to friends.
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New American Houses 2

Country, Sea & Cities

Author: Matteo Vercelloni

Publisher: Edizioni L'Archivolto (Acc)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 229

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As with the first in the series, this close-up of contemporary domestic architecture in the USA focuses on a select group of living units, and analyzes each one's various aspects of function, distribution, composition and visual impact, with an eye also
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