Architecture-FloorplannerChecklist

This is checklist!  Note: EACH person needs to do their own floor plan. This is NOT a team effort; it’s an individual one
  • Effort/Following steps (20 pts)
  • The Design (80 pts)
    • Passive solar design?
      • LARGE South facing windows with cement floor
      • Rooms on South side should be living spaces
      • Longest side East to West
    • House size
      • 400 to 1000 square feet
      • Unheated space doesn’t count – This includes porches and garages
    • Title
      • Using the ‘comment’ tool, insert a large/readable title at the top or bottom of the floorplan which includes your name, the calculated square footage of the your house, the date, and your class designator.
    • Compass
      • On the Tools under the Symbols icon
    • Room organization
      • Bathrooms should be as easily accessible to bedroom as from living room or kitchen
      • All rooms with water should be placed adjacent to each other
      • Rooms should generally follow passive solar techniques from Design Tip page
    • Closets
      • Each bedroom needs a closet
      • Living room or entrance needs a closet
    • Kitchen/Dining
      • Kitchen counters, refrigerator, and stove/oven
      • Kitchen table or ‘island’ to eat meals at
    • Bedroom(s)
      • At least one window mandatory
      • Bed
      • Closet
    • Bathroom
      • Toilet, sink, and bath and/or shower
      • Storage for towels, cleaning, etc.
    • Utility room (also known as Mechanical Room)
      • Central Heating system, hot water tank, and washer and dryer (unless you’ve put the latter in a bathroom)
      • Utility sink (optional)
      • Closet for coats/boots (optional)
    • W/D
      • Washer and dryer can be in utility room or by itself
    • Doors
      • Two entrance doors into house; should not be close together (optional)
    • Title
      • Using the ‘Labeling’ tool, insert a large/readable title at the top or bottom of the floor plan which includes
        • your name,
        • the calculated square footage of the your house,
        • the date, and
        • your class designator.
    • Overall Dimensions
      • Final image must have over home dimensions (length and width)
      • Dimension lines must be resized to be able to be seen.
    • Room names
      • Room names must be labeled along with the general room dimensions
        (width by length e.g. 12 x 14)
  • Outside Landscaping
  • Keep things simple!
    • Don’t put in 1000 sq ft pools or helicopter pads. Really! Use the above checklist to mark off what is needed. Try not to put in anything else. Keep it simple. Points will be deducted for going TOO far.

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