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Understanding Plans

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How to read and understand Plans

Note: This article has been relegated to the archives. It is old material and some parts may be out-dated. Still, you may get some use out of it.

Elevation plan

elevation plan of a house
Elevation plan:
The elevation plan is more like a drawing of the outside of the addition rather than a plan although is still drawn to scale. The elevation plan gives a good perspective of the addition to the untrained eye. Also a visual idea of how the land slopes.