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Gary C

Drawing number standards.

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We use the AIA Standards with descriptions:





The Drawing Sheet number scheme is very flexible but requires hyphens:


DLayers & Sheets should follow the scheme:


Refer to "Architectural Grpahic Standards" 10th Edition when in doubt.

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I'm looking for a good numbering standard for construction drwings ie: E-1 for electrical, S-1 for structural FP-1 for Fire protection. I would like to come up with a standard that is most used in the industry.

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For a small firm there was a recommendation a few years ago which I have used since which allows one to added and delete sheets easy.

A1.1 Site Plan

A2.1 Basement

A2.2 1st Floor Plan....

A3.1 Elevation 1

A3.2 Elevation 2 ..

A4.1 Sections...

A5.1 Wall Sections

A5.1 Details...

A6.1 Interior Elevations

A7.1 Schedules...

Get the idea?

Brian Clark

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I use...

A0.x Cover, General Notes, Symbol Key, etc.

A1.x Plans

A2.x Reflected Ceiling Plans

A3.x Exterior Elevations

A4.x Building Sections

A5.x Details

A6.x Interior Elevations

A7.x Kitchens, Bathrooms, etc.

A8.x Cabinetry and Millwork Details

AE1.x Power, Communications, AV

AE2.x Switching Plans

D1.x Demo Plans

D2.x Demo RCP

D3.x Demo Elevations

and so on.

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