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  1. the horizontal part of the stair where your foot steps
  2. a door that connects a room to the outside
  3. a door that connects two rooms or spaces
  4. the bottom edge of a truss
  5. a 2-D, or flat, representation of a 3-D object using views of each side of the object.
  6. these are verticle and diagonal members that transfer the load of a truss to the supports.
  7. a term used to describe an upper space with a railing around an opening wher you can look into the space below
  8. a whole truss section. In large projects (for example a bridge or very large roof), seperate panels may be built then assembled together at the job site to make larger trusses
  9. a small round symbol, indicated by a circle tucked inside a triangle on the floor plan. It has a line extending from which ends in an "L" shape. It gives the page number and the sheet number for the exterior or interior elevation
  10. A platform between flights of stairs or at the termination of a flight of stairs. Often used when stairs change direction. Normally no less than 3 ft. X 3 ft. square.
  11. a detailed list of needs that must be fulfilled by the building's final design
  12. also known as bearings, these are the points that hold the truss up. In doing so, they take the load from the truss and transfer it to the foundation
  13. abbreviation for exposed in floor plans, and unfinished floor or wall
  14. the top edge of a truss
  15. pages of drawings of the building
  16. a very accurate drawing that shows the design, location, and dimensions of all parts of the building produced by an architect
  17. a simplified drawing that shows the size and arrangement of rooms, hallways, doors, windows, and storage areas on one floor of a home.
  18. forces, wheather permanent (dead load) or temporary (live load), that are applied to a truss
  19. a description of how the building space or room is used
  20. freehand sketches used to determine room locations, flow of traffic, and spatial relationships
  21. an entry hall
  22. The vertical board between two treads of a flight of stairs
  23. the angle of a roof; commonly expressed as a ratio of verticle to horizontal (7:12)
  24. the distance a truss will support betwenn support pins
  25. a drawing produced later in the design process that more fully explains the architectecural design to show the general relationships and space requirements for the space, may be used for the client
  26. This is a small lavatory or bathroom
  27. the small symbol indicated by a circle tucked inside a triangle on the floor plan thatgives the page number and drawing number for that particular section drawing within a set of drawings
  28. the imaginary line or slice on a floor plan drawing showing where a building is cut, typically 4 feet above the floor, everything below the cutting plane line appears in the floor plan