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Old 06-16-2017, 07:15 PM   #1
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The 6 with a half Circle
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Old 06-16-2017, 09:38 PM   #2
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The 6 with a half Circle


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The 6 with a half Circle
Maybe floor drain. Not sure why half circle.
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6" step down in a door way?
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it also appears to be out of scale to the rest of the drawing.

how about a section view?

Like Mike said no index?
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It means you need to initiate an RFI.
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I hope you'll let us know when you figure it out.
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6" step down in a door way?
That would be my guess too but one doesn't want to be guessing, yes to the above suggestions.
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It is a step up or down symbol.

The rectangular area is a 6" high pad.

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Never seen step up or step down to be indicated with that symbol. I would call whoever made that plan and see what it means.
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I've seen this before. It indicates a step in the slab. Looking at how it is drawn, I'd assume it means the rectangle is 6" lower than the main slab.

Is there some kind of a recessed floor mat there? Is there a floor drain in this? Maybe for some kind of a tank?
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If that symbol really indicates a 6" step down in the slab, then I have to say that I much prefer the old-style numbered sectional line, along with its corresponding separate drawing which prevents any of the confusion on what that stupid symbol is supposed to mean.
Maybe the engineer or architect is a graduate of that common-core education so many kids have had to suffer through.
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It seems to show up more on structural plans than architectural. I think Architects get paid by the page (more details). Structural guys seem to not want to draw many details.
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I'm with you on this. Tho the drawing is really out of scale.

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It is a step up or down symbol.

The rectangular area is a 6" high pad.

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It is a step up or down symbol.

The rectangular area is a 6" high pad.

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Yep, this
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Shower stall with kerb detail? or a pocket for a Jacuzzi type tub-shower?

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That marking is not a standard architectural element. Rather it is something that should be called out in a legend. Not a stairs element either from what I can tell.

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That is the universal symbol for an RFI.

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