A series of wire baskets filled with stones and used as a retaining wall.
The upper triangular part of an external wall at the end of a double-pitched roof.
A double pitched roof, sloping straight from the ridge to the eaves on two sides, with a gable on the other two sides.
A long narrow kitchen with workbenches on either side.
A grotesque spout projecting from a building to carry off rainwater.
A small tower or summerhouse, usually in a garden.
General Purpose Outlet(GPO)
An electric socket outlet.Also known as ‘PowerPoint’.
A rectangular or square hollow made of glass.
Crushed rock or rubble used for drainage to remove surface or
Grille column – a flat decorative verandah support of cast or wrought iron.
The line of the finished surface level adjacent to a building.
Underground water occurring naturally.
A mixture of cement and water.
The roughening of a concrete or plaster surface to provide key new layers.
The formal handing over of the building for occupation.
A contract is signed between the contractor and the principal.
A masonry unit laid with its longest length across the width of a wall.
Two small pieces of timber crossing each other to separate joists.
A roof which is pitched on all 4 sides from the ridge to the eaves.
Hipped-gable (aka Half-hipped, Kentish gable)
A gabled-roof with the top of the gable sliced off to form a small hip at the end.
The brickwork which is placed above the floor level around a fireplace or the outside of a shower recess.
Hollow Core Door
A flush door with airspace between the two outer facing.
A concrete defect, resulting in a rough surface due to air voids and aggregates showing.