Introduction to Architecture. Examining House Plans Name: _______________ Name of House Design: __________________ Using the house plan you have selected, examine it carefully and complete the following investigations: 1. Looking at the elevations views of your house plan, describe the artist’s/architect’s efforts. What elements of the home is he/she trying to accentuate? What elements of the house might appeal to the potential buyer? (Describe) 2. List and name all of the rooms/spaces in the plan: 3. What do the following short forms stand for: DN- OPT. - CL- W- W.I.C. - T- F- PDR- LIN- D- S- O.T.B- DW- ELEV. 4. Draw the symbols for the following: a) door b) window c) sliding d) folding door door e) toilet f) sink g) tub h) shower 5. List any other symbols or titles from your house plan: 6. How can you tell the difference between interior and exterior walls? 7. Choose which model you like the best and describe why?
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