Building plans are a graphical representation of what a building will look like after construction. They are used by builders and contractors to construct buildings of all kinds. Building plans are also useful when it comes to estimating how much a project will cost, and preparing project budgets.
What is the purpose of a building plan?
Building Plan means a set of architectural / engineering drawings needed to explain the building construction proposal, to be submitted to the authority for the purpose of seeking approval or intimation.
What is meant by building planning?
The term planning of building by an engineer is used to mean the arrangement of all the units of a building on all floors and at all levels and it not only includes the horizontal layout but also it takes into consideration the height and level to accommodate the space enclosed by walls, floors and roofs.
What are the importance of a site plan?
A site plan is important because it also includes information in regards to the landscape features of a given parcel. A site plan typically shows what already exists on a specific property, in addition to presenting what you are proposing to build on that specific land.
What is the scale of a site plan?
The site plan (also known as a block plan) should be drawn at an identified standard metric scale (typically 1:100, 1:200 or 1:500). It should show the proposed development in relation to the site boundaries and other existing buildings on the site, with dimensions specified including those to the boundaries.