Building Plans with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM
Have you decided to build a new house? Or you need to show a planning of an existing house to a potential customer? Probably you need to repair your house? For all these cases you will need the plan of the building.
As a matter of fact, the plan of a building consists of plans of all premises of the building, combined in one document. If the building has several levels or floors, so there can be dozens of such documents. On the building plan all premises of the building with indications of all dimensions (walls, windows, apertures of doors) are presented, also there indicated ventilating shafts and wells, stairs and technical premises.
Building plans are necessary for architects (actually, they are the result of their work), designers, builders, realtors and, surely, to any house owner. Besides, any office building has the plan of emergency evacuation which is also a plan of the building with indication of moving directions at evacuation.
If it is necessary for you to create the building plan you can draw it manually on the sheet of paper, but also you can use special software. With the help of ConceptDraw you can create the building plan of any difficulty. Thanks to special templates and objects libraries this won't take you much time and won't demand special skills.
Example 1. Building Plans Solution with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM
As ConceptDraw supports the work with multiple sheet documents, you can keep plans of all building floors in one document not depending on how many floors or levels there exist.
On each sheet your can use unlimited number of layers which is very convenient at creation of the plan of multilevel premises. Besides you can use layers for creation of premises plan with different degree of the detailed elaboration- for example, with furniture or without it. Also the usage of layers is very convenient at the necessity of study of projection of building floors.
Ready building plan can be printed, saved in one of the formats supported by ConceptDraw or send by e-mail to colleagues or clients. Also you can upload ready building plans on your website as the catalogue of proposals.
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Electrical plan is a document that is developed during the first stage of the building design. This scheme is composed of conventional images or symbols of components that operate by means of electric energy. To simplify the creation of these schemes you can use house electrical plan software, which will not require a long additional training to understand how to use it. You only need to install the necessary software ant it’s libraries and you’ll have one less problem during the building projection.
Any building contains a number of electrical systems, including switches, fixtures, outlets and other lightening equipment. All these should be depicted in a building electrical plans and included to general building documentation. This home electrical plan displays electrical and telecommunication devices placed to a home floor plan. On the plan, each electrical device is referenced with the proper symbol. Electrical symbols are used for universal recognition of the building plan by different persons who will be working on the construction. Not all possible electric symbols used on a certain plan, so the symbols used in the current home plan are included to a legend. The electrical home plan may be added as a separate document to a complete set of building plans.
Picture: How To use House Electrical Plan Software
Closed-circuit television (CCTV) uses cameras and monitors to carry out video surveillance. Unlike broadcast television this system has only local signal. It is a feature of almost every video camera, yet CCTV is mainly a system for visual control of certain areas such as banks, airports, supermarkets, and other places for security reasons.
Developing and installing CCTV system is a time-consuming process. It also requires certain knowledge and skills. ConceptDraw is a solution of setting video cameras rationally. You can achieve two aims at once: CCTV Design Tool saves your time and your money and helps you make professional video surveillance system.
Picture: How To Create CCTV Network Diagram
You have some interesting design home office ideas and you want to inscribe them as soon as possible? ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software extended with Office Layout Plans Solution from the Building Plans Area will help you.
Picture: Home Office Ideas
Nowadays, it's easy to create any drawing with appropriate software tools. Special Seating Plan solution from Building Plans area has all the design elements possible to create any seating plan that you might need. It might be a plan of a theater, or a cinema or even a wedding plan.
A seating plan is an indispensable element of any public event organization. Well thought-out arrangement of seats, furniture and other items help making the event a successful and effective. If you are organizing a spectacular event in a big theater or in a banquet hall, ConceptDraw Seating Plans solution is the tool for you. Especially its library of graphic elements for large and small blocks of seats, stairs, sectors, stage and backstage - just 67 vector objects. The Seating Plans Solution is specially developed for seating plans easy construction. With the help of this solution you'll quickly sketched the seating plan for any event
Picture: Building Drawing Software for Design Seating Plan
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Pictorial Infographics Solution from the “Infographics” Area is a powerful Infographic Software. Make sure in it right now!
Picture: Infographic Software
Use the design elements library Shipping and receiving to draw factory warehouse equipment layout plans, floor plans of shipping and receiving centers with equipment for hauling, transporting, and distributing manufactured goods, freight, cargo, and stock from plants and industrial facilities.
Picture: Interior Design. Shipping and Receiving — Design Elements
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.
Picture: How to Draw a Landscape Design Plan
But it never matters which hotel plan you want to illustrate in a way of a floor plan, you can always do it with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM especially it can be simple to do having the “Floor Plans” solution, which can be downloaded from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Picture: Mini Hotel Floor Plan. Floor Plan Examples
A technical drawing of a building is called an architectural drawing. According to a set of conventions, a building drawing includes a number of views, as well as unit measurements, scales, sheet sizes, cross referencing and annotation. Computer progress had a major impact of the methods of architectural drawing, making manual drawing almost obsolete. Digital drawing software, such as ConceptDraw DIAGRAM , offers a number of tools for each design element: piping plan, floor plan, etc.
Any building should have its plumbing and piping plans for every room, that has a water supply. Plans are applied to indicate arrangement of piping system in the building. This diagram presents a suite of standard piping icons for making building plans that include plumbing and piping layout. This diagram was designed using ConceptDraw solution for Piping and Plumbing planning. Using symbols is valuable for making a valid piping plan. Because any professional will properly interpreted such plan as a piece of technical documentation of a construction project.
Picture: Building Drawing. Design Element: Piping Plan
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software enhanced with Metro Map Solution from the Maps Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park provides extensive drawing tools for fast and easy creating various metro maps, route maps, transport schemes, metro path maps, subway train maps, and many other types of maps.
Picture: Metro Maps