Architecture / July 2, 2018 /
The preliminary design can begin once this variable is known. The topography map is much more detailed showing the contours and their accompanying numerical elevations of the site. It is actually a plat map with more complete and thorough details.
Open floor plans enlarge the feeling of the space. While the open floor plan is, technically, multiple rooms within one giant room, the openness makes it feel like one airy space. Our brains do not necessarily register the separate functions all at once, rather, when we see an open floor plan, we are likely to internalize a spacious area.