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How to read blueprints and floor plans.



http://www.learningconstruction.com Step by Step tutorial about how to read floor plans and blueprints. A floor plan (floorplan) in architecture and building engineering is a diagram, usually to scale, of the relationships between rooms, spaces and other physical features at one level of a structure. Dimensions are usually drawn between the walls to specify room sizes and wall lengths. Floor plans will also include details of fixtures like sinks, water heaters, furnaces, etc. Floor plans will include notes to specify finishes, construction methods, or symbols for electrical items.

Similar to a map the orientation of the view is downward from above, but unlike a conventional map, a plan is understood to be drawn at a particular vertical position (commonly at about 3 feet above the floor). Objects below this level are seen, objects at this level are shown ‘cut’ in plan-section, and objects above this vertical position within the structure are omitted or shown dashed. Plan view or “planform” is defined as a vertical orthographic projection of an object on a horizontal plane, like a map. This video applies to a commercial or residential construction project.

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33 comments

  1. So 'bath 2' has no door?

  2. Andrés Caraballo

    I was genuinely startled thinking there was autistic screeching omimg from my computer but it was just the drill sound at the start

  3. Thank you for the video! great job! 👍👍👍

  4. Nice video, would you happen to know if blueprints show bearing walls?

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  7. Davidson Vincent

    Nice video, thanks.

  8. This is quite helpful, thank you for sharing this.
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  9. Abdifatah Bashir

    you should be using pointer to show where exactly you are explaining

  10. plz drow the blue print in18/27

  11. Why aren't you using a pointer. This was dumb! Wow!

  12. Just a quick note, arrows indicate the direction of rise in stairs. So the arrow that is labeled "DN 15 RISERS" at 5:30 should be turned around. Otherwise your stairs are running in to each other.

  13. billytheweasel

    Framers and project managers; LOOK AT THE DETAILS PAGES !!!!!

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  15. thanks u job is excellent

  16. you could of at least be pointing with ur pencil…

  17. You have multiple misprints that I can see. And no it not that it was abbreviated.

  18. waste of my time

  19. eliza jane Heart

    you have no idea how much i appreciate  you uploading this video.i should warn anyone thinking of getting a strata manger not to go with  Karina from progresses  strata management doesn't know how to read a floor plan. She even breached her contract over charging us She even tried to argue that the up stairs had access to my mother and is court yard when this video clearly states that the floor plan is other wise. i will send her a link to your YouTube video she seems to be to stupid to see on my floor plan that the upstairs wouldn't even have access to my court yard. The step are not even on the plan nor is there is a door leading to the back access.

  20. TitleofLiberty

    Thanks for creating and posting.
    -Isaac C.
    Utah

  21. Mexican fag

  22. well done, excellent presentation/explanations.  thank you.

  23. Stanley "Dirt Monkey" Genadek

    Very good info and well presented.  Helps to create the framework for understanding basic documents.  Thanks for producing this.

  24. are you mexican or russian haha you live in the past co@#%$cr for you own info .japan is about the size of ,the state of montana with no natural resources yet at one time it was the WORLDS second largest powerhouse now third thanks to china and they are not christian you live in the past like the ,bible weridoes stupid retard!!!

  25. I love this video thanks!!! Clear voice!! Good job dude

  26. It will help if you assume that your viewer/reader does not know terminology. For example, "callout" here is a technical term. Before you casually refer to a callout, it it best to explain what a 'callout' is. That goes for all technical terms. Thank you.

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  28. What software was used in this video to create and display the drawings?

  29. Gracias Carnal !

  30. Khristine Dequina

    yeah. so right! the important thing is learning and learning them right…thanks askme2buildit!!!!! more to come please

  31. backtoconstitution1

    what does it matter where he is FROM? Learn something

  32. SUBSCRIBED! 😀 Thank you! 😀

  33. thx but I was wondering are you Russian or Mexican