Architectural drawing/ Line weight & types




The practice of architecture drawing follows some standards and these standards are used for both manual and computer drafting. One of the most essential standards is the weight and type of lines or in other words the vocabulary of lines. 

OBJECT LINES:These lines are used to show the shape of an object or building. There are two types of object lines: 

A. Solid lines are used to show all the visible edges of an object. The weight or thickness of these lines is varied.

    • Heavy solid lines are used as cut/ profile lines.
    • Light solid lines as elevation lines. 

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Inserting colors in kids’ bedroom


Adults consider that the color selection for residential spaces requires a lot of thinking, as beyond their personal preferences they take into account various practical concerns, such as the cost and combinations with the other elements of the space. They also believe that wall-painting cannot be done often, so they try to pick paint colors for a long time. However, children have no concerns about the cost or the color combinations.

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Dining table height & dining chair height


Most dining tables are made to standard measurements.

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Standard dining table height:

The dining table has to be high enough so that there is enough clearance space between the top of the seat and the underside of the table for the sitting person to move the knees freely. Most dining tables are 28'' to 30'' (71-76 cm ) high, but the most adequate height is between 29'' to 30'' (73,5 to 76 cm).


The shades of olive-gray: The new neutrals


Usually, when we hear the word "neutral colors", most of us think immediately the shades of white and the shades of gray. It is true though, that these shades, can create an ideal neutral background, in front of which every piece of furniture, textile, decorative item, artwork is successfully highlighted.

So, when it comes to neutral backgrounds in home decoration, white and gray are certainly a safe and classic choice. However, many times these colors, can become monotonous, and boring, especially when the overal decoration is ordinary and uninteresting. What happens then? Are there any colors that could work as neutrals and at the same time make a strong statement? Simply think out of the box and opt for the new neutrals: The shades of olive-gray.

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Parts of a hinged door/ door nomenclature


Most doors are hinged along one side to allow the door to pivot away from the dorway in one direction but not in the other. The axis of rotation is normally vertical, although in some cases may be horizontal.

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