It is a measured drawing to scale of the layout of a floor in a building. A top view or bird’s eye view does not show an orthogonally projected plane cut at the typical four foot height above the floor level. A floor plan could show: interior walls and hallways.
Do floor plan include measurements?
Floor plans are architectural drawings that give you a bird’s eye view of the dimension lines, measurements, and spatial relationships between objects and fixtures. They give the builder or designer something physical to look at and serve as the initial blueprint for your design project.
What are 2 things a floor plan tells you?
Symbols on floor plans
A floor plan typically shows structural elements such as walls, doors, windows, and stairs, as well as mechanical equipment for the plumbing, HVAC, and electrical systems. Floor plans use stylized symbols that often look like the outlines of elements they represent.
What is floor plan scale?
Floor plans should be drafted to scale, which means reducing the size of your drawing so the entire space can reasonable fit on a piece of paper or screen. A common scale is 1/4 inch = 1 foot.
What does C stand for on a floor plan?
House plan abbreviations
|CBD / CPD||Cupboard|
What does T in a circle mean on floor plans?
A small circle bisected by two parallel lines is a wall outlet, while a circle superimposed over an X is a ceiling light and a T hanging from a circle is a thermostat.