To draw a floor plan to scale, determine the amount of accuracy you need in your drawing. Measure the room's perimeter walls with a tape measure, convert to scale and draw them on graph paper. Measure the size and locati... More » Art & Literature Architecture

On a scaled drawing, the ratio 1:100 defines the relationship between the length on the drawing and the length in real life. For example, a length of 1 centimeter on the drawing means that the length of the object in rea... More »

To draw an octagon to scale, first determine how big the octagon is to be. Draw the top line of the octagon to the desired length using a ruler. Use a protractor to determine a 135-degree angle from the end of the top li... More » Math Geometry Shapes

A bakery floor plan is an architectural drawing that shows where the kitchen, display items, dining room, checkout area, bathrooms, office area and dry storage area are planned to be built. A bakery floor plan can also i... More » Art & Literature Architecture

Some common features of modern bungalows are balanced exterior proportions, a modest front porch, a focus on a garden, and an open and informal floor plan. The modern bungalow design was influenced by the Arts and Crafts... More » Art & Literature Architecture

A good little house floor plan efficiently incorporates the comforts of modern living while using architectural tricks, such as vaulted ceilings, large windows and open floor plans, to make the space seem larger. Some fl... More » Art & Literature Architecture

A good floor plan for a small church should have provisions for emergency exits, clear and spacious aisles for easy passage, sitting arrangement and a pulpit. In most small churches, sound equipment, the band and preache... More » Art & Literature Architecture