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Working drawing packages usually comprises of the following drawing components:
Cover sheet with rendering and art floor plans.
General notes and specifications.
Site plan at 1/8″=1′-0″ or 1/4″= 1′-0″.
Foundation plan at 1/4″=1′-0″. (Some plans have foundation options, client to specify at time of order.)
Main floor plan at 1/4″=1′-0″.
Second floor plan at 1/4″=1′-0″, if applicable.
Structural floor / roof information indicated either on the floor plans or separate framing plans for complicated designs.
Electrical floor plans.
Minimum of two cross sections at 1/4″=1′-0″.
Details as required.
All four elevations at 1/4″=1′-0″.
Generic detail sheet.
Plans are engineered by a structural engineer, but not stamped or sealed.
Ground snow load 40 psf. (or composite roof live load 32 psf, dead load 10 psf for total roof design load 42 psf)Floor live load 40 psf.
Balcony live load 60 psf and dead load 10 psf for total design load of 70 psf.
Assumed soil bearing capacity 1560 psf.
Electrical fixtures / switches / smoke alarms by location only on floor plans.
Plumbing fixtures by location only on floor plans.
Windows are called out as generic nominal sizes on floor plans, opening directions indicated on elevations.
Items not included with plans:
Interior cabinet elevations.
Situations beyond the scope of these drawings and issues which can be handled locally:
Unusual site conditions, High wind speeds. Seismic, shear walls, holddowns, nailing patterns and Local Energy Code compliance.
This unique, Craftsman home has shingle siding highlighted with fishscales accents and traditional double hung windows with the heavy timber porch and deck framing topped with a clean-lined glass railing brings a modern nautical touch to the exterior of this unique home. A casual, open living space with exposed beams, gas fireplace, and sundeck make for an elegant yet cozy gathering space. The sitting room and guest suite on the main level easily transform itself into a mother-in-law or private guest suite complete with separate access. Covered front porches, screened rear porch or the open sundeck on both levels ensure outdoor activities endure regardless of the prevailing weather. The second level is totally dedicated to fulfilling the needs of the vaulted Master Suite part of which is a multi-purpose reading, hobby or exercise room and a massive sundeck. Access to a floating Library overlooking the living room is via a connecting bridge. Glass railings, exposed truss timber framing, and floor beams make this a totally special and reflective space.
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