GROUP MEMBERS: Svetlana Nazaruk, Barry Wu, Israr Nawas CASE STUDY BUILDING NAME: ERC Student Centre 1
List the types of information found in the title block on the floor plan page.
- Is there a grid? What system is used for identifying the grid lines?
- project( name)
Numbers( horizontal) & letters (vertical)
-drawing title -company
- Why is some information found in General Notes?
Provides reference & information
To make the plan clear and less complicated
-copyright / status
Why might this information be important?
- What is the purpose of the legend?
Collecting basic information
Giving information of material used And meaning of symbols
DRAWING CONTENT - PLANS
- What type of information is shown in this floor plan?
Planed structural dimensions
- Why are some parts of the drawing annotated? Illustrate how the annotations are associated with the relevant part of the drawing.
Doors & stairs
To show material used and reasons
Cross section legend
- Provide an example of the dimensions as they appear on this floor plan? What units are used for the dimensions? - Illustrate how the locations of sections are identified on the plan. What do these symbols mean? Symbols mm
- Illustrate how references to other drawings are shown on the plan. What do these symbols mean?
DRAWING CONTENT â€“ ELEVATIONS
- What type of information is shown in this elevation? How does it differ from the information shown on the plan?
Consultant Project architect & director Specify who are involved Scale is different
- How are windows and doors identified? Provide and example of each. Is there a rationale to their numbering? What do these numbers mean? Can you find the answer somewhere in the drawings?
Door: door number +reference
- Are dimensions shown? If so, how do they differ from the dimensions on the plan? Provide an example of the dimensions as they relate to the elevation.
Windows: window number - Illustrate how floor levels are noted on the plan?
Yes, scale is different - What types of levels are shown on the elevations? Illustrate how levels are shown in relation to the elevation. FFL
Dot lines - Are some areas of the drawing clouded? Why? Yes, track the way buildings were built and making changes (revision no.)
- Is there a grid? If so, how / where is it shown Yes, represented by letters
- Is there a legend? What does it identify and how is it used? Yes Identify building reference
DRAWING CONTENT â€“ SECTIONS
- What type of information is shown in this section? How does it differ from the information shown on the plan and elevation? Beams
- What types of information on the elevations are expressed using words? Illustrate how this is done.
Ceilings Section plans have more details More on structures and materials used
- Are dimensions shown? If so, how do they differ from the dimensions on the elevation? Yes, the scale is different. Looks bigger - Illustrate how the doors and windows are identified on the elevations.
- What types of information on the sections are expressed using words? Illustrate how this is done. Materials, shape, construction
By using gaps between lines
- Are any parts of the elevation clouded? Why? No
- Illustrate where this elevation is located in relation to the plan? By looking at the grid we will be able to know where the location is
- Illustrate how the section drawing differentiates between building elements that are cut through and those that are shown in elevation (beyond). Section: 3D Elevation: 2D
DRAWING CONTENT â€“ DETAILS
- What sorts of things are detailed? Materials Doors and windows Stairs and lifts Angles Dimensions - Are the details compressed using break lines? Why? Yes
- Provide examples of how different materials are shown on the sections.
So that viewers easily get the information And be aware of the details
- Provide examples of how different materials are shown on drawings at this scale.
- Find where this section is located on the plans. Section LL&MM&NN - Find the locations of these details on the plans, elevations and sections. Legends