2How do I develop appropriate structural details for my elevations? Layout and DesignHow do I develop appropriate structural details for my elevations?
3Used to display the final look of the house- all views. Fundamental Items:Structure:Dimensions and Labels:Materials:ElevationsWalls Windows Doors Roof Lines Electrical/BIBB (faucets) Porches/Decks Chimney VentilationUsed to display the final look of the house- all views.(front, back, left, right)Vents Saddles Materials Floor/Ceiling/Ground Lines Window/Door Schedules Outlet/BIBBs Chimney Heights Roof PitchGlass/Glazing Wall and Roof Materials Louvers/Vents Outlets/Lighting BIBB (faucets)
4VocabularyFloor Structures- Represent correct foundation and floor structures, materials.Ceiling Structures- Represent correct ceiling locations and joist sizes.Finish Lines- Show correct height of ground, floor and ceiling.Ventilation- Gable or ridge venting required to cool attic and clear moisture.Saddle- A structure used to shed water from a chimney.
6Elevation DetailsChimney Saddle- Used to keep water from puddling behind the chimney. Drawn in as a line on the elevation drawing and labeled.Ventilation- Used to keep the attic and house cool. Vents comein 2 forms: Ridge and Gable. Your house must include ventilation, labeled.
7Chimney HeightsCalculating Chimney Height- The height of the chimney is important for safety and proper operation. If the chimney is too short, hot sparks and ashes can exit the chimney and fall to the roof, causing a fire. If proper clearance around surrounding objects (like the peak of the roof) is not provided, down-drafts can cause smoke to enter the house through the fireplace.
8How do I finish and label my elevation drawings? FinishingHow do I finish and label my elevation drawings?
9VocabularyFenestration- The design and placement of windows and other openings in a building.BIBB- A faucet having a nozzle bent downward.
10Texture and label all materials; show reflection symbol on glass; label all windows and doors with schedule marks; ground/floor/ceiling lines; outlets and BIBBs; label all views; dimensions as necessary. Please refer to grade sheet for more details.