Creating Site and Landscaping Plans

Site plans fall into two broad categories depending on whether they depict a commercial location or a home. A commercial or architectural site plan might show landscaping, irrigation, driveways, on- and off-street parking, and other traffic management features. A site plan for a home or garden typically includes plants, fences, irrigation lines, swimming pool, sport fields, and so on. In either case, a typical site plan represents a space considerably larger than a floor plan.


Visio Standard 2007 does not include site planning and landscaping shapes.

You can start a new site plan with the Site Plan template, or start with an existing floor plan to combine interior and exterior views. Figure 18-27 shows ...

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