Modern Style House Plan
Ground Floor: Double garages, entry hall, kitchen, scullery, pantry, dining, guest toilet, lounge, patio
First Floor: 2x Bedrooms (All En-suite, Master Bedroom with walk in closet), pyjama lounge, balconies
Let the sun in…
Innovative architectural functionality, features and a light-filled floor spaces are the hallmarks of this impressive modern style, double storey design. The exterior of this house is graced with stone cladding, contrasting colours of paint and expansive glass curtain walls with embedded casement opening windows. The design’s many features includes a patio, cantilevered canopy over balcony, stainless steel/wire balustrading and a cosy entrance porch with a canopy above.
The Ground Floor
The double garage with an additional 4m2 of storage space accesses the house through the main entrance hall and from there it leads into the lounge. A guest toilet is privately set off and passes through a built-in linen cupboard. The lounge area opens directly to the back swimming pool area through a wide sliding door that is nestled onto a glass curtain wall with ample of sunlight coming through make this a comfortable and relaxed area of the house. A straight flight of stair is well positioned on the side of the hallway that leads you to a well-appointed dining room that has an open plan connection with the kitchen. The staircase provides ample space for either an additional storage or a creative display back-drop. The dining room has dual exits, one to the patio and the other to a private garden area towards the back of the house. The continuous theme of wide open glass curtain walls that characterizes this modern home, provides the ground floor areas with enough sunlight while generating a dramatic impact that unlocks nature’s outdoor beauties and openness. On the other side, the kitchen opens onto a compartmented scullery that further opens onto the backyard service terrace.
The Upper Floor
Upstairs you are met by a delightful and airy hallway with its large open glass curtain wall. The two bedrooms are on separate wings for privacy. A unique master bedroom, loaded with ample space for an extra private couch boasts a cosy walk-in- closet and a tiled bathroom. The master bedroom enjoys direct access to a private balcony that overlooks the swimming pool area below. Another bedroom features a wall-to-wall built-in cupboard and self-contained bathroom. This bedroom also has access to compact balcony with views of the entertainment spaces below.
DETAILED FLOOR PLANS
These drawings contains a bird’s eye view of each floor layout – showing all walls, rooms, doors, windows, dimensions, drainage, notes and details of material items. It also provides references to other sections and components located elsewhere on the house plans.
These Plans show the sides of the house normally when viewed from all 4 sides – North, South, East and West. The external treatment of walls, exterior materials and finishes is also shown. These drawings give notes and details to drainage components and vertical dimensions of the structure. Corbelling details and roofing notes are also elaborated. All other specific and unique details to the house plan in question are indicated here.
A cross-section shows a sliced view of the entire structure taken at specific points. Large-scale views show sections or cuttings of the foundations, ground level, staircases, walls, floors and roof details. Additional cross-sections may show important details which may otherwise be hidden in the deepest layers of a structure. Sections show how different components interconnect to form a solid and monolithic outcome that becomes a dwelling house. In some cases a large scaled drawing may be necessary to illustrate the interconnectedness of even the smaller components of the building which then translates to the builder and other building consultants what the structure is made of.
ELECTRICAL PLAN WITH ELECTRICAL SYMBOL LEGENDS
This plan provides suggested positions of electrical switches, plugs, lighting, outlets, etc. A layout is provided for each floor level, each room, garage and the exterior. NB. The electrician is responsible for the designs and reticulation of all circuits, wiring and all engineering details of the entire system.
DRAINAGE PLAN & DETAILS
These are included in the respective Floor plans and Elevation diagrams. Their details and notes are also specified here.
This plan shows an overview of the roof configuration. Roof valleys, ridges, Overhangs and Angles are shown. The specifications and details of roofing materials to be used are also detailed.
WINDOW & DOOR SCHEDULE
This is a list of the windows and doors to be used in the project. Usually it depicts the sizes and specific material types of each item. The schedules are read in conjunction with floor plans. Any codes on the floor plans is used to point to the actual item in the schedule.
A PDF house plan file contains an electronic copy of either the Study or Full scale version of the House Plans. PDF stands for Portable Document Format. A PDF file is a digital file format mostly used today to easily transfer files containing text, pictures, drawings and fonts into a single digital file, PDF file format is very simple to use and can be easily downloaded, stored and attached on emails via a PC. This also makes printing of additional copies of the house plan even much easier. To read PDF files you require a PDF Reader software made available free by ADOBE. To download a free copy of Adobe PDF software from ADOBE click this link: http://get.adobe.com/reader/ NB. A PDF House Plan package cannot be altered after purchase. For making post-purchase alterations to the building plans you will require a CAD electronic copy of the House Plans. This file is usually emailed to clients as per order.
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Here the plan is printed on large paper sheets. normally A1 or A0 sheets. One of the copies is coloured in accordance with the National Building Regulations (NBR) and the SANS 10400. The sheets are folded into an A4 size pack and couried to clients.