ARCHITECTURAL DICTIONARY                

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Jerry Builder
One who makes flimsy houses cheaply and hastily.
Jetty
A projection, a pier.
Jhamp
A horizontal, vertical or sloping projection hanging below, any horizontal projection like balcony, canopy, verandah, passage etc. to provide protection from direct sun and rain.
Jhot
A strip of land permanently left open for drainage purpose not to be used as an access way and is not a street or to be included as a part of the setbacks.
Joinery
Making and fixing wood trimmings on a building.
Joist
Beams supporting the boards of a floor on the laths of a ceiling.
Juxtaposition
Placing or being placed closed together.


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