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Floor Plans and Furniture Arranging

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1 Floor Plans and Furniture Arranging

2 3 Basic Interior Zones 1 – Living and Social Area
Living room, dining room, family room, game room, great rooms, entry ways, porches, dining etc.

3 Sleeping/Private Bedroom, Bathroom, Closets and Dressing rooms.

4 Service/Work Kitchen, Garage, Office, Basement, Utility/Laundry room.

5 Traffic or Circulation Path
The route that people follow as the move from one place to another. 3-4 Feet should be allowed for circulation paths. Types – Family, Work & Service, Guest

6 Good Family Circulation
Bathrooms should be close to bedrooms. Indoor living next to outdoor living area’s Other related rooms close to each other. High use routs should be short and simple.

7 Work Triangle Is the route from the center of the sink, to the center of the stove to the center of the refrigerator and back to the sink. Smaller work triangles will save steps. For safety reasons there should be no cross traffic. Cross traffic can cause spills and other accidents.

8 Other Aspects of Good Work Circulation
Easy access to the basement, garage and storage areas. Clothes care center in a convenient location. Ask yourself these Questions Can the cook prepare a meal without worrying about constantly walking into someone going by? If people can eat in their rooms or living areas, can they get there without leaving a Hansel and Gretel trail through the entire house? If you spend a lot of time grilling outside on the patio, is it convenient to the inside food prep area? Do you have to walk through to the other end of the house to reach the outdoor grill? Can you bring the groceries right in from the outside without having to go through the living room?

9 Service Entrance Service entrances should be located near the kitchen and basement stairs.

10 Guest Circulation Entry, living, dining, powder room or ½ bath not in private area’s of the home, porches, patios, entertainment rooms. Ask Yourself How to guests travel to the living room when you are entertaining? Do they have to go through private areas of your home? How do they get to the powder room? Is the kitchen handy for serving food and drinks to your guests when you are entertaining?

11 Important Room Relationships
Bathroom & Bedroom Kitchen & Dining Mudroom & Garage Garage & Kitchen Kitchen and outdoor living space Living and dining areas Can you think of others?

12 How to Draw Traffic Patterns

13 Types of drawings in a set of Blueprints
Floor plan

14 Types of drawings in a set of Blueprints
Foundation plans

15 Types of drawings in a set of Blueprints
Electrical plans

16 Types of drawings in a set of Blueprints
Plot plan

17 Types of drawings in a set of Blueprints

18 Types of drawings in a set of Blueprints
Details GENERAL HOUSE INFORMATION Width:79' 10"Depth:86' 8“ Dwelling Number:Single Bonus Access:None EXTERIOR STYLE TraditionalCountryFrench  NUMBERS OF ROOMS Bedrooms:4Full Baths:4  FINISHED SQUARE FOOTAGE Main Level:3354 Sq. Ft.Total: 3354 Sq. Ft.  UNFINISHED SQUARE FOOTAGE Garage:990 Sq. Ft.Porch:662 Sq. Ft.Bonus Room:615 Sq. Ft.  GARAGE Garage Type:Attached

19 Types of drawings in a set of Blueprints
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20 Scale Most residential plans are drawn in ¼” =1ft

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