GENERAL TERMS USED IN PLAN ABOUT DIFFERENT TYPES OF AREA IN ARCHITECTURE.

DIFFERENT TYPES OF AREA

1. Plot area : The area which is enclosed by surrounded boundary lines is called plot area. in other words, the total area covered within your definite premises is called plot area.

2. Built up area : The area which is covered to construct the building at the floor level of building is called built up area. It is also known as plinth area.For example, A building constructed on 100 sq.m area Hence, the 100 sq.m area is built up area or plinth area of building.
Below mention areas are come under the built up area.
Bedrooms, living rooms, hall, balcony, kitchen, bathroom, utility areas, shaft areas, staircase, terrace, veranda, podium, atrium, corridors and wall thickness etc.

3. Super built up area : The area which comprises the built up area which is total area covered by building and other amenities which are out side the building like Garden, swimming pool, parking, gym playground, club house etc.

4. Carpet area : The area on which you can lay the carpet is called carpet area. For example, Living room, bedroom and hall etc. This area does not consist balcony, bathroom, kitchen, utility area etc 


Carpet Area, Builtup Area and Super Built Up Area Difference Table

            Carpet Area  |  Built up area  |  Super Builtup Area
Bedroom                       ✔                            ✔
Hall / Living Room        ✔                               ✔
Dining Room                ✔                            ✔
Study Room                ✔                            ✔
Library         ✔                ✔                              ✔
Kitchen                        ✔                            ✔
Bathroom                ✔                            ✔
Balcony                        ✔                            ✔
Utility Areas                ✔                            ✔
Ducts / Shafts                ✔                            ✔
Wall thickness                ✔                            ✔
Staircase                        ✔                            ✔
Terrace                        ✔                            ✔
Verandah                        ✔                            ✔
Park                                                            ✔
Garden                                                    ✔
Playground                                            ✔
Swimming Pool                                    ✔
Gym                                                    ✔
Club House                                            ✔

Other Ameneties                                    ✔

5. Setback area : A setback is the minimum distance which a building or other structure must be set back from a street or road as per municipal corporation's rule.

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