Floor plans refer to the arrangement of rooms in a building. It is a scale diagram of a room or complete building as if seen from above. Essentially these are almost always drawn on a 2D scale before architecture realization take it to the next level namely 3D rendering.
You have seen them in pamphlets of new housing development, you have seen them on action TV when the master cat burglar plans his great escape. Now look at them as your greatest planning tool when developing your own building project. 2D Floor plans act as an understandable blueprint of space utilization with in the building' perimeters. Set up four walls and you have endless possibilities of what to do with the inside.
How to read my 2D floor plan?
It is quite similar to reading a map . The point of the view is downward from above, but unlike the conventional map , a floor plan is understood to be drawn at a particular vertical position (commonly at about mid-level between floors).
Designs below this level are seen, layout at this level are shown 'cut' in a plan-section, and layout above this vertical position within the structure are omitted or shown dashed. Plan view or " plan form" is defined as a vertical orthographic projection of an object on a horizontal plane.
Here is a typical floor plan.
A sample floor plan for a single-family home
How to get a good quality floor plan drawn up?
There are quite a few different types of commercial computer software available in the market that you can buy for drawing up your floor plans up in the comfort of your home. But there are so many technical aspect involved in accurately and effectively making use of your floor space that it is almost unthinkable that anybody would think they can do it themselves with out prior professional training.
When dealing with costly projects such as building it is imperative to get it right the first time and for that you are going to need a professional. 1021 Media and Design can not only provide you with this type of service but will do so with the specialties of professionals that has vast levels of experience guaranteeing the success of your project before the first brick as been laid.
Give us a call or better yet come in and speak to our experts first, if only to lay the research ground work for the rest of your project. Don't make the mistake so many other make and jump into action with the first company that more or less sounds like they can comply with your needs.
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