Last edited 02 Nov 2016

Symbols on architectural drawings

This article catalogues some of the more commonly used symbols on architectural drawings.

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Single switched wall socket.jpg Single switched wall socket
Double switched wall socket.jpg Double switched wall socket
Double switched wall socket above worktop level.jpg Double switched wall socket above worktop level
Single switched fused spur.jpg Single switched fused spur
TV aerial.jpg TV aerial
1 gang light switch.jpg 1 gang light switch
2 gang light switch.jpg 2 gang light switch
2 gang 2 way light switch.jpg 2 gang 2 way light switch
Dimmer switch symbol.jpg Dimmer switch
Pendant light.jpg Pendant light
Recessed downlight.jpg Recessed downlight
Wall light symbol.jpg Wall light
Telephone point.jpg Telephone point
Consumer unit.jpg Consumer unit
Shaver socket.jpg Shaver socket
Ethernet socket.jpg Ethernet socket
Thermostat.jpg Thermostat
Lamp.jpg Lamp
Brick symbol.jpg Brick
Concrete symbol.jpg Concrete
Insulation symbol.jpg Insulation
Window symbol.jpg Window (plan)
Window opening.jpg Window (elevation) showing direction of opening - point of triangle indicates hinged side
Door symbol.jpg Door (plan)
North point.jpg North point
Incline.jpg Incline (steps, stairs or ramp) with arrow head at the higher side

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