Architectural Graphic Symbols

Reading blueprints requires a good understanding of line types. For example, on a plot plan some of the information shown will include property lines, rights-of-way, easements, topographic features, and a north arrow. Line types are discussed in greater detail in Chapter 3. Figure 8.4A and B show various door, window, and wall symbols used in general construction.

Description Various Washing Symbols
Figure 8.4A Examples of different common door and window symbols shown in plan form.
Building Code Symbols

Figure 8.4B Examples of different exterior and interior wall symbols used in general construction.

BRICK OR CONCRETE STUD

INTERIOR WALLS

Figure 8.4B Examples of different exterior and interior wall symbols used in general construction.

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