Floor Plans and Furniture Arranging

Report
Interior Zones and Floor Plans
you will need a book
3 Basic Interior Zones
 1 – Living and Social
Area
– Living room, dining
room, family room,
game room, great
rooms, entry ways,
porches, dining etc.
Sleeping/Private
 Bedroom, Bathroom,
Closets and Dressing
rooms.
Service/Work
 Kitchen, Garage,
Office, Basement,
Utility/Laundry room.
Color your floor plan
On your note taking guide:
 Color all of the living/social areas in yellow
 Color all of the sleeping/private areas in red
 Color all of the work/service areas in blue
Traffic or Circulation Path
 The route that people follow as they move
from one place to another.
 3-4 Feet should be allowed for circulation
paths.
 Types – Family, Work & Service, Guest
Good Family Circulation
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Bathrooms should be close to bedrooms.
Indoor living next to outdoor living area’s
Other related rooms close to each other.
High use routes should be short and simple.
 Closed floor plans separate rooms
 Open floor plans have less walls, save on
cost of building materials, and home feels
more spacious
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.
 Draw this in on your floor
plan
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
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?
Service Entrance
 Service entrances should be located near
the kitchen and basement stairs.
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?
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Important Room Relationships
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Bathroom & Bedroom
Kitchen & Dining
Mudroom & Garage
Garage & Kitchen
Kitchen and outdoor living space
Living and dining areas
Can you think of others?
Birds eye-view
 A view drawn as seen from the perspective
of a bird flying and looking down.
How to Draw
Traffic Patterns
 Draw the
traffic
pattern on
the floor
plan on
your note
taking
guide
Types of drawings in a set of
Blueprints
 Floor plan
Architectural symbols
 On your note taking guide, draw and label
as many architectural symbols as you can
on the floor plan using page 222 in your
book.
Types of drawings in a set of
Blueprints
 Foundation plans
Types of drawings in a set of
Blueprints
 Electrical plans
Types of drawings in a set of
Blueprints
 Plot plan
Types of drawings in a set of
Blueprints
 Elevation
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
Types of drawings in a set of
Blueprints
 Pictoral Presentation
Scale
 Drawing to scale means that
each square on a graph
paper represents a given
number of feet, inches, or
centimeters.
 Most residential plans are
drawn in ¼” =1ft
 To create a scale drawing
you must measure the room
and furnishings.
Assignment
 After completing the book assignment and
scenario’s you will create 2 scale drawings
on graph paper.
 Design a house.
– use one of the scenario's on your note taking
guide to help you decide what your house will
need.
 Your first floor plan will use ¼ in scale.
 Your second floor plan will be identical to
the first but drawn to ½ in scale
Average sizes: Not standard
Master bedroom -- 12 by 14
Master bathroom-- 8 by 10
Dining room-- 12 by 14
Kitchen 12 by 14 to 14 by 18
Laundry room- 9 by 7
Bedroom- 10 by 12 to 12 by 14

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