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Unit 23 Architectural Drafting
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A plot plan is an architecture, engineering, and/or landscape architecture plan drawing—diagram which shows the buildings, utility runs, and equipment layout, the position of roads, and other constructions of an existing or proposed project site at a defined scale. Plot plans are also known more commonly as site plans. The plot plan is a 'top-down' orientation.
An architect is a person who plans, designs, and oversees the construction of buildings
An architect's scale is a specialized ruler designed to facilitate the drafting and measuring of architectural drawings, such as floor plans and orthographic projections
An architectural drawing or architect's drawing is a technical drawing of a building (or building project) that falls within the definition of architecture
A basement or cellar is one or more floors of a building that are either completely or partially below the ground floor.
A building code, or building control, is a set of rules that specify the minimum standards for constructed objects such as buildings and nonbuilding structures.
building permit is a permit required in most jurisdictions for new construction, or adding onto pre-existing structures, and in some cases for major renovations
Constructed as part of a larger unit; not detachable: a built-in cabinet.
Construction is the process of preparing for and forming buildings and building systems. Construction starts with planning, design, and financing and continues until the structure is ready for occupancy.
A contour line (also isoline, isopleth, or isarithm) of a function of two variables is a curve along which the function has a constant value
In common law legal systems, a contract (or informally known as an agreement in some jurisdictions) is an agreement having a lawful object entered into voluntarily by two or more parties, each of whom intends to create one or more legal obligations between them.
Detail sheets are documents grouping together the most commonly used systems in five categories
The elevation of a geographic location is its height above or below a fixed reference point, most commonly a reference geoid, a mathematical model of the Earth's sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface (see Geodetic system, vertical datum).
A floor plan is a simple line drawing showing rooms as though seen from above. Walls, doorways, and windows are often drawn to scale.
the basis or groundwork of anything: the moral foundation of both society and religion.
the action of framing something.
a longitudinal reference line or slope to which a highway or railway is built .
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Building insulation, added to buildings for comfort and energy efficiency Insulator
A module is a mathematical object in which things can be added together commutatively by multiplying coefficients and in which most of the rules of manipulating vectors hold.
By-law, a rule established by an organization to regulate itself
a division into or distribution in portions or shares.
A long narrow upper section or crest: the ridge of a wave.
1.each of the small, thin horny or bony plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles, typically overlapping one another.
1.a plan for carrying out a process or procedure, giving lists of intended events and times:
a section view is to help show what a part looks like
an area of ground on which a town, building, or monument is constructed:
A specification is a set of documented requirements to be satisfied by a material, design, product, or service.
1.a level of quality or attainment:
mode of building, construction, or organization; arrangement of parts, elements, or constituents
a thing that represents or stands for something else, especially a material object representing something abstract
The title block of a drawing, usually located on the bottom or lower right hand corner, contains all the information
Wall Section Information: Widths: 2′, 3′ or 4; Can be combined for any length runs; Shelving run consists of Wall Sections combined with 1 Wall End Unit.
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