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How To Draw Building Plans

Buying land you wonder how to use its space properly. Making your own building plan of where to have garden and where to build your house as well as what to have on each floor, use special software to design your housing in a way you want it to look like with not much effort and not much time. Discovering ConceptDraw DIAGRAM you’ll do it quickly with help of existing 49 libraries of over 1500 pre-designed stencils. This software was conceived especially for purpose of helping those who need to make home or garden area looks simply great in very short terms. Feel as confident as specialist making your own plan not being professional in it at all!

Find the easiest way to create your space plan, landscape design, secure parking or sport playing areas in tutorials and make sure you can do it well with help of nothing else but this software!

Building Plans are a set of scaled drawings, which show a view from above, the relationships between rooms, spaces and other physical features at one level of a structure. Usually plans are drawn or printed on paper, but they can take the form of a digital file.


Examples of building commercial plans, engineering networks and layouts


How To Draw Building Plans

ConceptDraw as a powerfull Building Plan Software has numerous examples of:

  • Storage building plans
  • Expo and Shopping Mall building plans
  • School and Training building plans
  • Cafe or Restaurant plans
  • Landscape & Garden plans
  • Gym and Spa Area plans
  • Sport Field plans
  • Electric and Telecom building plans
  • Fire and Emergency plans
  • HVAC plans
  • Security and Access plans
  • Plumbing and Piping plans
  • Office Layouts
  • Plant Layouts

Examples of building commercial plans, engineering networks and layouts

You can create quick and easy custom Building Plan with the 49 libraries of more than 1500 pre-designed stencils. There is set of special objects that displays the sizes, corners, squares and other technical details using the current measurements of units.


How To Draw Building Plans


You can use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM to produce layouts of real estate properties. You can easily determine the size of the rooms & distances in you drawing. The ability to create a floor plan is delivered by the Floor Plans solution. Open ConceptDraw STORE, check the Floor Plans solution and click “Install”.

Floor Plan solution

To use these objects, you will need to:

  • Set the measurement units for your document by clicking on the intersection of the vertical and horizontal rulers.
  • Create your drawing.
  • Open the libraries catalog using Ctrl+Shift+O (Windows) or Cmd+Shift+O (Macintosh). Go to the “Floor Plans” folder and then open the “Dimensioning” library.
  • Select a dimension and insert it into the document by double clicking.
  • Move the dimension object to connect its lines with a connecting point of the layout object.

Floor Plan dimensions

Result: This article is helpful for those, who use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM to create or modify floor plans or their related elements.


Building Plan Software and some examples of building plan layouts:


ConceptDraw building plan software works across any platform, meaning you never have to worry about compatibility again. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM allows you to make building plans on PC or macOS operating systems.

How To Draw Building Plans

Pic.1. Building Plan Software (Macintosh, Windows)

You can see the layout of the rooms. The rooms are denoted by names, living and non-living spaces are visually marked by color.

Home Plan

Pic.2. Home Plan

This image shows how to design a garden on a larger scale. Plan the planting of trees and flowers, the positioning of pools and ponds; using the extensive solution libraries, it's even possible to arrange garden furniture and sports facilities.

Landscape design

Pic.3. Landscape Design

Planning an office space is an important part of common office planning. With ConceptDraw DIAGRAM you can simply realize various designs that implement the best office ideas and office concepts.

Space Plan

Pic.4. Space Plan

This sample shows the site plan of a security parking lot. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM contains a large number of predesigned objects and allows you easy create site plans with any level of detail. You can display even such details as manholes, dumpsters, fire hydrants, etc.

Secure Parking

Pic.5. Secure Parking

You want to design a bright, visual, attractive and understandable plumbing or piping plan? Nothing could be easier with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software with the Plumbing and Piping Plans Solution for ConceptDraw Solution Park.

Plumb Plan

Pic.6. Plumb Plan

This sample shows the different sport playing areas and allows to compare their size ratios. It’s very useful when you plan the building of the sport complex, sport school.

Comparison of Sport Playing Areas

Pic.7. Sport Playing Areas

The samples you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming software enhanced with Building Plans Area from ConceptDraw Solution Park.

The following features make ConceptDraw DIAGRAM the best Building Plans software:

  1. You don't need to be an artist to draw professional looking diagrams in a few minutes.
  2. Large quantity of ready-to-use vector objects makes your drawing diagrams quick and easy.
  3. Great number of predesigned templates and samples give you the good start for your own diagrams.
  4. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM provides you the possibility to use the grid, rules and guides. You can easily rotate, group, align, arrange the objects, use different fonts and colors to make your diagram exceptionally looking.
  5. All ConceptDraw DIAGRAM documents are vector graphic files and are available for reviewing, modifying, and converting to a variety of formats: image, HTML, PDF file, MS PowerPoint Presentation, Adobe Flash, MS Visio.
  6. Using ConceptDraw STORE you can navigate through ConceptDraw Solution Park, managing downloads and updates. You can access libraries, templates and samples directly from the ConceptDraw STORE.
  7. If you have any questions, our free of charge support is always ready to come to your aid.






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Physical Security Plan →

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Security and Access Plans Solution from the Building Plans Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a powerful software for fast and easy drawing professional looking Physical Security Plan.Physical Security Plan *
Picture: Physical Security Plan
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Gym Layout →

You need quickly design Gym Layout Plan? ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software supplied with Gym and Spa Area Plans solution from Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park will help you to handle this task.Gym Layout *
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Concept Maps →

As concept map consists from conception-blocks and links between them, you can use ConceptDraw library objects and add to a document as much objects as you need. ConceptDraw tools let you to edit, group, move objects, change their appearance and add text signs and raster or vector pictures. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Concept Maps Solution from the "Diagrams" Area is effective tool for creating professional looking Concept Maps.Concept Maps *
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Fitness Plans →

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Gym and Spa Area Plans solution from Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is the best for simple and fast drawing the Fitness Plans.Fitness Plans *
Picture: Fitness Plans
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Flowchart Software →

Describing a workflow or approval process can take hours and be too complicated, especially since there are options to do it quickly and vividly. Diagrams called flowcharts replace long paragraphs of boring text and represent information in a graphic way. You can draw one on paper or you can use flowchart software to do it quickly and scalable. This kind of software is easy to use and you don’t need any special skills to start using it. In addition, there are a lot examples and predesigned templates on the Internet. Flowcharts are a best tool for staking out a huge and complex process into some small readable parts. Surely, flowcharts can be drawn manually but the use of standard symbols that make it clear for a wide audience makes a software tool preferred for this task. The core for a successful flowchart is its simplicity. That is why often before beginning making flowchart through software, people draw the sketch on a piece of paper. Designing an effective flowchart means the combination of the data needed to be shown and the simplicity with which you depict it.Flowchart Software *
Picture: Flowchart Software
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Classroom Seating Chart Maker →

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with School and Training Plans Solution from the Building Plans Area is a powerful Classroom Seating Chart Maker.Classroom Seating Chart Maker *
Picture: Classroom Seating Chart Maker
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Material Requisition Flowchart. Flowchart Examples →

A requisition form is one of the documents used for accounting in different manufacturing processes. There are two main types of requisition: a purchasing requisition and material requisition and difference between them is significant. Creating a flowchart might help you in understanding all the details of accounting process. Flowcharts are a best visual method for dividing a large and complicated procedure into a several little clear pieces. The main value-ability of an effective flowchart is its simpleness. Material requisition flowcharts are used to document the process of relationships between the different departments and the purchasing department within an organization. The flow chart gives the step-by-step guide on how is carried out the procurement process of the materials necessary for the functioning of the organization. This type of flowchart along with many other business flowcharts, one can easy create using ConceptDraw Flowcharts solution.Material Requisition Flowchart. <br>Flowchart Examples *
Picture: Material Requisition Flowchart. Flowchart Examples
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Interior Design. Office Layout Plan Design Element →

Sometimes, when it is difficult to create a functional space plan or to rearrange existing one, the art of interior design comes in. It doesn't matter, if you need a cozy bedroom or an office layout plan, you should use appropriate tools to make your design great. While making a floor plan of a new office it could be useful to apply some design elements such as furniture and office equipment. This diagram presents an office furniture objects that can be used for office interior design planning, or making office furniture and equipment layouts. This vector stencils library is supplied with ConceptDraw Office Layout Plans solution. It contains more then 30 vector objects of office interior for making office floor plans including an office space layout plans and furniture arrangement.Office Layout Plan Design Element
Picture: Interior Design. Office Layout Plan Design Element
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