Open plan


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open plan

[′ō·pən ‚plan]
(building construction)
Arrangement of the interior of a building without distinct barriers such as partitions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Open plan

A floor plan in which there are no internal walls or a minimum number of internal walls that subdivide the space, usually at a reduced height.
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open plan

A building plan with a minimum of internal subdivision between spaces designed for different usage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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HOPTON WAFERS PS380,000 A delightful former school conversion, 1 The Classroom House, Hopton Wafers, Cleobury Mortimer, is a delightful former school conversion, featuring luxurious interiors and spacious open plan ground floor accommodation.
Its accommodation briefly comprises of an entrance hallway, stairs to the first floor, an open plan lounge/dining kitchen, a double bedroom, bathroom, garage, additional parking and gas central heating.
THERE are exceptions to every rule, but we'd guess the phrase 'open plan' mostly conjures images of a modern, minimalist apartment in whitewashed monochrome, dotted with oddly shaped furniture from the darkest corners of IKEA.
There are exceptions to every rule, but we'd guess the phrase "open plan" mostly conjures images of a modern, minimalist apartment in whitewashed monochrome, dotted with oddly-shaped furniture from the darkest corners of IKEA.
Other features: - A modern well presented end townhouse in a popular development - Modern fitted kitchen open plan to living/ dining area - Three spacious bedrooms - Modern four piece bathroom with white suite - Downstairs WC - Gas central heating PS450 per month with Templeton and Robinson Contact 028 92 66 1700 www.templetonrobinson.com
Dubai: The concept of an open plan office is for the same reasons it started in the first place - efficiency and collaboration, said," Elizabeth Valkovics, Head of Interior Design at EDGE in Dubai, told Gulf News.
A huge open plan kitchen and living area spans the rear of the property, with wall-to-wall bi-folding doors offer views over the impressive outside.
Each suite has its own an open plan kitchen and dining area, as well as open plan sitting rooms.
A stunning church hall converted into an open plan home has come on the market with Arnold and Phillips estate agents.
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9 Positioning It's best if the main working areas are around the sink and if the kitchen is open plan these should face inwards so mum or dad won't have their back to the family when cooking or washing up.

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