Floor Plan Diagram

Floor Plan Diagram

Floor Plans are scaled diagrams of rooms, buildings, or outdoor areas as seen from atop. They represent the distribution of rooms and spaces along with the windows and doors plus all the furniture and appliances, and the way they are arranged.

What are Floor Plans used for?

Floor Plans are really handy way of presenting any kind of indoor or outdoor spaces with many different purposes such as:
  • Architect projects when needed to construct a building;
  • Engineer projects for constructing the electrical installations, lighting and security systems, etc.;
  • When furnishing a house, villa, office, restaurant, shop, hotel, school, and so on;
  • In real estate for presenting the place to future tenants or buyers;
  • In event organizing, when needed to rearrange a place for a special occasion;
  • When planning a renovation or improvements of a room or a building;
  • In government organizations - for calculating applicable taxes.
The main purpose of Floor Plans is to give the viewer a clear idea of the available space within a room, building, or an outdoor location, as well as help measure distances between objects.

Types of Floor Plans

There are different types of floor plans which differ based on the purpose they serve. Some of the main types of floor charts are:
  • Interior Design Floor Plan - used to visualize the distribution of rooms, along with furniture and appliances. It serves for better understanding of the relationship between all different spaces and items included in the plan, and provides valuable information for the dimensions of the each area and object.
  • Construction Design Floor Plan - used for architectural purposes to help the process of planning a building with the distribution of windows and doors, while making sure to keep the correct size of each room or hallway.
  • Wire Design Floor Plan - The wire design floor plan represents the whole electricity system of a place, showing all wires and connections between them.

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