How do I draw an elevation from a plan in Autocad?
To speed performance, turn off the layers of the objects that you do not need to include in the elevation.
- Draw an elevation line in the drawing.
- Select the elevation line.
- Click Building Elevation Line tab Modify panel Generate Elevation.
- Select the type of elevation object you want to create:
What is plan and elevation?
Plans and elevations are 2D drawings of a 3D shape. A plan is a scale drawing showing a 3D shape when it is looked at from above. An elevation is the view of a 3D shape when it is looked at from the side or from the front. When an architect designs a building they will draw the plans and elevation of a building.
What does an elevation drawing show?
An elevation drawing is an orthographic projection drawing that shows one side of the house. The purpose of an elevation drawing is to show the finished appearance of a given side of the house and furnish vertical height dimensions.
How do you describe elevation?
Elevation is distance above sea level. Elevations are usually measured in meters or feet. They can be shown on maps by contour lines, which connect points with the same elevation; by bands of color; or by numbers giving the exact elevations of particular points on the Earths surface.