Category Archives: Project Summaries
Here is one of my latest projects.
Every once in a while I’ll get a request to measure a theater in order to draft CAD floor plans of it. Below I describe one such project.
In my role as a drafting consultant I
One of the drafting services that I provide is floor plan surveys. In this post, as a continuation in my series of project summary posts, I’ll review a project on which I provided such services.
Measured drawings of multistory buildings and residential spaces
On a regular basis I create CAD floor plan drawings of existing buildings. Today I’ll dive into my project archives and summarize one such project.
Today I’ll review a project that I completed two weeks ago. The scope of work was
A few weeks ago an architecture firm, who I’ve done business with in the past, contacted me and requested a cost proposal to field verify the accuracy of two of their AutoCAD files that contained commercial building floor plans. The … Continue reading
Measuring buildings, for the purpose of creating CAD drawings of them, is what I do for a living. It is something that I thoroughly enjoy doing, and each building is a challenge. I get great satisfaction out of trying to … Continue reading
Drafting service businesses, such as mine, provide floor plan services. Doing so entails going to a building (or house) to measure its floor plans, followed by creating a CAD drawing that is based upon the measurements.
Providing as-built services means:
To provide as-built documentation services is to record the as-constructed configuration of something. That something could be a structure, mechanical system, plumbing system, or etc.
A set of as-built floor plans are
Existing conditions drafting is the act of
Here’s a project on which I needed to create floor plan drawings and exterior elevation drawings of a two story (plus a full basement) residential house in the Bronx, NY. The drawings were delivered to my client in AutoCAD format.
A set of existing conditions drawings for an existing structure are created from on-site measurements of the structure. The on-site measuring is sometimes loosely referred to as a survey. Once the structure is surveyed, the field measurements are used to … Continue reading