Architecture / June 26, 2018 /
This so called cut and fill procedure does two things. First it provides for a level ground surface area for the house location. Second, it shapes the land to slope water away from the home on all sides of the building.
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.