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How to Draw a Landscape Design Plan

How to Draw a Landscape Design Plan

What is landscape design? It's a floor plan but for an outdoor area. Same as a floor plan, a landscape design represents visually any site using scaled dimensions. The main purpose of landscape design is to plan the layout for an outdoor area no matter is it a personal site plan for your home or a commercial plan for business. It may also be handful when a new installation, repair or even an outdoor event is planning. It helps to calculate time and decide which materials should be used in your project. Landscape designs perfectly gives the property owner and landscape contractor better vision for cost estimation, helping to ensure the project time and budget. Read more
This reflected ceiling plan sample was created on the base of the RCP from the website of the University of Idaho.
"We tried a number of skylight layouts and decided to use a plan with five 2' by 6' skylights on each side of the gable roof at 18' above the floor. ... Reflected ceiling plan showing proposed skylights framed between roof rafters. The rafters are 2'9" apart only allowing for 2' wide skylights." [webpages.uidaho.edu/arch571/AASouth4.htm]
The skylights layout example "Studio space RCP" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Reflected Ceiling Plans solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Reflected ceiling plan
Reflected ceiling plan, window, casement, wall, room, rectangular inlet, linear outlet, diffuser, double door,
The vector stencils library "Roofs" contains 21 roof clipart images.
Use it to create your landscape design and garden plans.
"A roof of a building envelope, both the covering on the uppermost part of a building or shelter which provides protection from animals and weather, notably rain, but also heat, wind and sunlight; and the framing or structure which supports the covering. ...
In most countries a roof protects primarily against rain. A verandah may be roofed with material that protects against sunlight but admits the other elements. The roof of a garden conservatory, protects plants from cold, wind and rain but admits light.
A roof may also provide additional living space, for example a roof garden." [Roof. Wikipedia]
The clip art example "Design elements - Roofs" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Landscape & Garden solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Roof clip art
Roof clip art, wooden roof, gable roof, gable end, wooden roof, gable roof, wooden gable roof, tiled roof, roof ridge, tiled roof, hip roof component, tiled roof, hip end, tiled hip roof, slate roof, hip roof component, slate roof, hip end, slate hip roof, round roof, tiled roof, tower, hexagonal gazebo roof, tiled roof, dormer window, eyebrow window, triangular dormer,

Landscape Plan

A landscape plan depicts all the features of a future garden including buildings, plants, lawns or a patio. Such plan is a very important part of site adjustment because it gives a complete picture of future project. Read more
This garden design example shows layout of trees, bushes, flowers, grass, paths, boundary walls and gates, fountains, pools and house.
"Garden design is the creation of plans for the layout and planting of gardens and landscapes. ...
Elements of garden design include the layout of hard landscape, such as paths, rockeries, walls, water features, sitting areas and decking, as well as the plants themselves, with consideration for their horticultural requirements, their season-to-season appearance, lifespan, growth habit, size, speed of growth, and combinations with other plants and landscape features." [Garden. Wikipedia]
The landscape design sample "Garden layout" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Landscape & Garden solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Garden design
Garden design, wooden gable roof, wall corner, right angle, tree, straight wall, straight road, garden paths, walkways, straight fence, stone stairs, stone arch, square pool, round wall corner, curved wall, rectangular plot without fence, pentagonal plot, palm, multi-stemmed tree, ivy arch, green garden plants, garden path stone, garden flowers, fence end, double door, cypress, column, bush, shrub, blooming tree, bench, angle fence, Y shaped road, garden paths, walkways,
The vector stencils library "Roofs" contains 21 roof clipart images.
Use it to create your landscape design and garden plans.
"A roof of a building envelope, both the covering on the uppermost part of a building or shelter which provides protection from animals and weather, notably rain, but also heat, wind and sunlight; and the framing or structure which supports the covering. ...
In most countries a roof protects primarily against rain. A verandah may be roofed with material that protects against sunlight but admits the other elements. The roof of a garden conservatory, protects plants from cold, wind and rain but admits light.
A roof may also provide additional living space, for example a roof garden." [Roof. Wikipedia]
The clip art example "Design elements - Roofs" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Landscape & Garden solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Roof clip art
Roof clip art, wooden roof, gable roof, gable end, wooden roof, gable roof, wooden gable roof, tiled roof, roof ridge, tiled roof, hip roof component, tiled roof, hip end, tiled hip roof, slate roof, hip roof component, slate roof, hip end, slate hip roof, round roof, tiled roof, tower, hexagonal gazebo roof, tiled roof, dormer window, eyebrow window, triangular dormer,

How To use Landscape Design Software

Creation great-looking or even impressive landscape designs is a great labour and real art. There are required the fundamental knowledge in design field, architecture and construction, and also in other special fields, such as plant growing, history, culture, philosophy, etc. Moreover, you need to have good artistic abilities for achievement success in landscape design. All these nuances create the impression that it is incredibly complex process, but ConceptDraw PRO aims to radically change your opinion and make you closer to the realization of your dream. Now thanks to the Landscape & Garden solution included to the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park, you can fully concentrate on the creation the masterpieces in landscape design, without worrying about drawing process. Powerful drawing tools and included numerous collection of samples, templates and pre-designed vector objects are helpful for creation Landscape designs and Landscape plans of any complexity and style, they help you unlock your creativity and design easily the lively garden. Read more