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CADD-2 Lesson 10

Architecture Chap.14-16 Floor Plan Layout, Symbols, & Dim's

Working Floor Plan The most commonly used architectural drawing. Provides the builder with all necessary wall placements, doors, windows, appliances, and dimensions.
Rendered Floor Plan Used to present your ideas to the client. Adds color, shrubs, etc. Has very few dimensions.
Wasted Space Minmizing this increases the usable square footage and provides more living space for the cost.
Symbol Library Location for frequently used Blocks that can be quickly inserted into a floor plan.
Design Center Allows the operator to drag & drop stored Blocks into a floor plan.
Aligned Dimensions Dimension Text that is parallel to the dimension line and read from the right side of the sheet.
D-size sheet Most common sheet size for residential Floor Plans
1/4" = 1'-0" Common scale for Residential plans
1/8" = 1'-0" Common scale for Commercial plans
1" = 1'-0" Common scale for Sections in a floor plan
Schedules Similar to a BOM's, Keeps the Floor Plan clear and uncluttered by using symbols & tables to provide the information.
6" Exterior Wall Thickness
4" Interior Wall Thickness with 2 x 4 studs and 1/4" paneling on both sides.
5" Interior Wall Thickness with 2 x 4 studs and 3/4" sheet rock on both sides.
1/8" per foot Slope for a garage or carport.
Window and Door Schedule Indicates size, style, and location of windows and doors without cluttering the drawing.
3'0" x 6'-8" Standard Size for Exterior Doors
2'-6"x 6'-8" Standard for Bathroom Doors
24" Minimum depth of a wardrobe closet
Minimum space required for a washer & dryer 36" Deep X 5'-6" Long
Most common sheet size for a set of residential architectural plans. AD Size (36x24)
Presentation or Preliminary Floor Plan First phase of the design process to determine wall placement and traffic flow.
Construction Lines Used when laying out a floor plan. They are generally deleted or trimmed when you are finished with them.
18"-22" Diameter Standard size for a residential water heater
5" Brick Veneer Thickness
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