Are you looking at house plans with pictures? Great idea! Now imagine looking at house plans without pictures. Tough, right? That’s because there are actually reasons the best house plans have pictures. Here are a few.
We are Visual
Humans are able to interpret their surroundings through visual images. Not only does it create our perception based on the images we actually see, our perception is actually created by a combination of those images and a number of other factors, including emotional and psychological input. That then helps us interpret the situation in its entirety based on our personal experience.
What Does This Have to Do With House Plans?
House plans help us to see an idea that will eventually become a home. So when you look at the plan, you can interpret it based on your knowledge of house plans, your interpretation of the lines and images on the paper, and how both of those equates to your understanding of how the layout would look in real life.
The truth is that most of us have a hard time picturing how something will look in real life based on line drawings on a page. We need a visual representation of how the object is going to look in reality. That’s where the pictures come in. Most of us have a much easier time understanding how something will look if we can see a picture of the potential end product. Someone can describe a pine tree but until we either see a pine tree standing in front of us, or we see a picture of it, we don’t really know what it looks like. Same thing with house plans.
For someone shopping for a new home, it’s hard to determine what the best home or floor plan would be for you and your family. Throw in some pictures, and it all becomes much clearer.
Getting a realistic idea of how a new home will look once it’s built from a paper drawing is a challenge. Let the floor plans from Echelon Home Builders, with the helpful elevation drawings, help you envision your next home.
Click to check out some of Echelon’s house plans with pictures.
Article by: Jennifer Elkow
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