Download How To Use An Architectural Scale
Pictures. The drawings state that the scale is 1/8 inch equals 1 foot. You should see the value “32” on your scale.
Lay the “0” point at the extreme left end of this line, and read the corresponding value at the right end of the line. Architectural scales include scales such as 1:1, 1:2, 1:5, 1:10, 1:20, 1:50, 1:100, 1:200, 1:500 and more rarely 1:25 or 1:250. What is a scale in architecture?
The below list provides a guide for the metric and imperial scales that we suggest are used for the most common architectural drawings:
This is true for all of the numbers on the engineer’s scale. Before using an architect's scale or ruler, it is important to know the scale of the drawing or item that is being measured. You should see the value “32” on your scale. How do you use an architect scale?