floor plan


Definition of floor plan

1 : a scale diagram of a room or suite of rooms viewed from above and used especially for planning effective use and arrangement of furnishings looking at the builder's floor plan
2 : the layout of a room or a suite of rooms On the ground floor, design architects removed some walls to create an open floor plan with lots of light …— Colleen O'Connor a house with an unusual floor plan

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With more than 5,200 square feet, the two-story home features a stunning foyer that leads to an open floor plan. Lisa Zapalac, Houston Chronicle, "Amenity-rich Southampton home is open today, July 7," 7 July 2019 The expansive floor plan is a cocktail of coffered ceilings, crown molding and walnut floors. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "Redskins President Bruce Allen brings his home turf to market in Virginia," 4 July 2019 Double oak doors welcome visitors to an open, airy and fluid floor plan. Bang Staff And Correspondents, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Casual elegance infuses this modern Mediterranean," 1 July 2019 The approximately 60-70-foot ceiling and the long floor plan of the church was much too large for the size and strength of these 14 choristers. Tim Diovanni, Dallas News, "Cavernous confines? Acoustical issues a distraction at Orchestra of New Spain’s 'Paris in the 20s' concert," 28 June 2019 Outdoor space these days can be as valuable as a kitchen remodeling, much in the way an open floor plan was for baby boomers, said Rusty Underwood, Shores’ real estate agent. Rachel Layne, USA TODAY, "Selling your home? Here's how to draw in buyers and get a higher price," 24 June 2019 The floor plan is available with and without a balcony. Pamela Dittmer Mckuen, chicagotribune.com, "Residences at Addison and Clark offer luxury living with nods to neighbor Wrigley — but don't expect to see the field," 17 June 2019 Renderings show an airy, open floor plan with three large walkout cedar decks, large custom windows, and vaulted ceilings with rustic wood beams. Megan Barber, Curbed, "DIY a modern A-frame house with $2K blueprints," 11 June 2019 The design consists of a unique hexagonal floor plan that uses almost all 60 or 120-degree angles with no right angles in sight. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Perfectly preserved Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian near NYC asks $1.2M," 18 June 2019

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First Known Use of floor plan

1831, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of floor plan

: a plan that shows the position of the rooms in a building

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