Sketch to Finished Floor Plan : My Process, Graphics and Settings

Follow along as I turn a design concept sketch into an architectural floor plan. Learn the graphic conventions I use, my detailed settings, along with tips and simple techniques you can use to improve your drawings.

Architectural drawings are representational, they explain how to construct our ideas in physical space, but they’re also powerful tools you can leverage as part of your design process.

00:00 Design Sketch
00:51 Template and Title Block I Use
01:30 First Principles ( h/t Semper )
01:50 Grid and Walls (Enclosure)
03:45 Doors and Windows
05:29 Line weight and Layers
08:08 Hatches, fills and color
10:02 The “Mound”
11:19 The “Hearth” aka “Adding Life”
12:43 Inspiration (a recommendation)
13:18 Download my title block and drawing templates

▬▬▬▬▬ Resources ▬▬▬▬▬
➕ Digital drawing templates:
➕ Specification + Schedule templates:
➕ Architect’s Toolkit (incl. shop drawing stamp):
➕ Architect + Entrepreneur Course:

▬▬▬▬▬ GEAR I USE ▬▬▬▬▬



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