Landscape design is a term familiar to all owners of houses and cottages. This term includes not only landscape gardening and landscaping garden. It is a real art that includes knowledge from different fields of science. Landscape design is based on the laws of design, architecture, construction, plant growing, history, culture and philosophy.
There are a lot of questions at the beginning of the garden arrangement process: how to build a pathway; where to provide a place for recreation or an arbor; where to plant trees, and which ones. One way to solve these issues is to explore piles of special literature or to buy a colorfully illustrated landscape design magazines, but, unfortunately, the theoretical knowledge does not always provide the desired result. Beautiful garden is not a coincidence, but the result of the specialists work, ranging from experienced designers and ending with qualified teams of workers who will embody the idea of the garden to reality. While designing the area it is desirable to consult an architect. The work can be divided into two phases: the preparation of the design and the actual design. Area designing is a very important and crucial stage of site adjustment process. Territory measurements are the first stage in design preparing. They are necessary for the accurate representation of the original relief of the area. This must be considered during future construction, land planning and functional zoning in order to more use the original terrain efficiently. It is also necessary to hold an inventory to accommodate existing trees, shrubs, flower beds, assess their condition, as well as to determine the optimal location for the garden planned elements. Landscape design begins with thinking about the most convenient and logical area zoning. A master plan is a carefully designed plan, based on a sketch, which shows the boundaries of the area, the projected plants, pathways, playgrounds, all existing plants, all the buildings and architecture, flower gardens.
One of the most important components of landscape design is a detailed landscape plan. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Landscape & Garden Solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a powerful software for easy drawing landscape plan of any complexity.
Example 1. Landscape Plan - Domestic Garden
Landscape plan must obligatory take into account all specific features of a land: natural ponds, hills, ravines, etc. Landscape & Garden Solution offers 14 libraries with variety of different predesigned vector shapes which will allow to represent any design ideas for any parcel of land.
Click on the previews to observe all beauty and diversity of ready-to-use vector shapes specially prepared by designers for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM users.
Example 2. Landscape Plan - Terrace Garden
The following features make ConceptDraw DIAGRAM the best Landscape Plan Design software:
- You don't need to be an artist to draw professional looking plans in a few minutes.
- Large quantity of ready-to-use vector objects makes your drawing landscape plan quick and easy.
- Great number of predesigned templates and samples give you the good start for your own plans.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- If you have any questions, our free of charge support is always ready to come to your aid.
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ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Biology solution from the Science and Education area offers a set of useful tools for fast and easy drawing of various biology illustrations and drawings.
Biology solution provides 3 libraries with large quantity of vector biology symbols: Biochemistry of Metabolism Library, Carbohydrate Metabolism Library, Citric Acid Cycle (TCA Cycle) Library.
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How to create a Residential Electric Plan quick and easy? The simplest way is to use the tools of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software extended with Electric and Telecom Plans Solution from the Building Plans Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Still concerned about fire safety in your establishment? Be sure that all the necessary elements like registers, drills and diffusers are present on your plan. Otherwise, you have to put them on it immediately.
Here you can see the Registers, Drills and Diffusers library that contains vector graphical objects depicting various, drills, diffusers and registers that are used in HVAC systems and reflected ceilings. ConceptDraw had solutions designed to support both. You can use it to create effortlessly Reflected Ceiling plans, HVAC plans and other interior design and building plans related issues. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM provides a complete set of tools for creating graphical documents in compliance with all requirements of modern design of technical documentation.
Picture: Interior Design. Registers, Drills and Diffusers — Design Elements
When used in different areas, flowcharts use specific symbols to depict different elements. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM offers libraries of symbols for many areas. One of such libraries is flowchart symbols accounting, which provides symbols for accounting diagrams. Activity-based costing calculates the costs of all products and services based on activities in an organization. A type of accounting flowchart that shows how costs are assigned to products with resources and activities is called Activity-based costing (ABC) flowchart. It can be designed in a digital drawing software such as ConceptDraw DIAGRAM.
Here is an accounting flowchart template and symbols. These flowchart symbols are applied for making accounting flow charts in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM and with its Accounting Flowcharts solution. An accounting flowchart is a specific type of a flow diagram. Practically a number of flowchart-type diagrams commonly utilized to clarify many parts of an accounting department working process. Accounting flowchart assists a process of preparing accounting documentation. It shows who responsible for implementation of each step in the workflow of accounting department.
Picture: Flowchart Symbols Accounting. Activity-based costing (ABC) flowchart
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.
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ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Gym and Spa Area Plans solution from Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is ideal software for quick and simple drawing professional looking Gym Floor Plan.
Picture: Gym Floor Plan
Bubble diagrams solution extends ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software with templates, Using ConceptDraw Connectors, you can create a bubble chart in moments.
Using ConceptDraw you will be able to create a bubble chart from the ready ConceptDraw library objects or make your own objects. The created diagram can represent ideas organization, in brainstorming processes, by teachers for explaining difficult ideas or for presentations.
Picture: How To Create a Bubble Chart