Stuck for the meaning to some architecture terminology? Have you read something you don’t quite understand?
Browse our Architecture Glossary and learn more about your future home improvements:
Flat – a place of residence that exists only on one story; an apartment
Flat roof light – flat windows on roofs for letting light in
Flood risk – the likelihood of flooding, which needs to be assessed when planning a development
Fmb – The Federation of Master Builders is the largest trade association in the UK construction industry, protecting the interests of small and medium-sized (SME) construction firms
Foul drain – allows foul water, or black soil water from toilets to leave the home
French doors – a pair of doors with glass panes that usually cover most of its length