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Drawing for Interior Design, 2nd Edition by Drew Plunkett

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CHAPTER 1 THE BASICS

Measured surveys

It is important when designing an interior, particularly one that involves the complex subdivision of an existing space, to know the exact dimensions of that space because decisions about the location of new elements inevitably depend on the particularities of the original structure. While drawings of existing buildings may frequently be found and referred to, there are some for which no records exist, and others for which the drawings do not inspire confidence in their own accuracy. In such cases it becomes necessary to carry out a measured survey ...

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