Measured Survey Examples and Previous Projects

See example drawings and previous projects undertaken by THS Concepts

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Previous Measured Survey Projects

Undertaken by THS Concepts

Measured survey of a beautiful, lake side, modernist property in Esher. The survey required accurate floor plans, elevations and sections of the property.

Client: L+ Architects
Survey: 1 Day
Draughting: 3 Days

A detailed 3D scan and topographical survey of a hotel in the French Alps. The drawings were crucial to refurbishment works being undertaken in 2021.

Client: Private
Survey: 5 Days
Draughting: 5 Days

Measured survey of a grand, 10 bedroom house in West London. The house will extensively refurbished with the addition of a garden basement housing a swimming pool and extensive games room.

Client: Private
Survey: 5 Days
Draughting: 5 Days

THS Concepts undertook a detailed internal and topographic survey of an old nursing home that is to be refurbished as luxury apartments in a leafy suburb of London.

Client: Conrad Koslowsky Architects
Survey: 5 Days
Draughting: 5 Days

Measured Survey Example Drawings

Floor Plans

CAD Floor plan drawings are one of the most common drawing types in architecture and building engineering projects. A floor plan is a scaled drawing showing a view from above, which clearly defines the relationship of rooms and areas to each other.

Floor plans are important as they show elements of a building and where they are positioned. Elements include doors, windows, walls, stairs, overhead beams etc.

A floor plan is one of the first places a designer will start when coming up with their designs. They can help to understand the layout of a room and see whether furniture fits, and obtain accurate floor areas for contractor pricing.

Sections

A section drawing shows a cut through a building as if it has been sliced with a knife and one part has been removed. A section through a building is very useful for a designer as they can clearly see the relationships of the spaces to each other, which may not be clear on a plan.

They are also useful for getting a clearer picture of heights within a building and can show important relationships between items such as ceiling and floor levels. The direction and location of the section lines are usually stated on the floor plan drawing and, if drawn correctly, will show the section as it is at that exact location.

Elevations

An elevation drawing is a view showing one side of a building. It’s the most common method to show the outside of a building and is useful as it can clearly show what an existing or proposed situation looks like.

An elevation drawing can pick up basic information such as the location of doors, windows and steps, as well as more complex features of the building’s façade, such as architectural details above windows and ironmongery.

Depending on the building work taking place, an elevation will be required on the building faces that are being changed. For example, a rear extension may require both a rear elevation and a side elevation drawing.

Site Plan / Topographical Plan

A site plan can be defined as a slightly simplified topographical survey. This will show your building in relation to important features such as property boundaries, other buildings on site, large trees etc.

A site plan may also show where inspection chambers are and note their details, including invert levels and drain run directions. Sometimes it is crucial to know where your proposed development sits in regards to other features so issues like planning permission are nullified.

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Edward Sadler - Davis Construction
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Teoman Ayas - MIM Studios
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Anthony Kyrke-Smith - AKS Architects
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