architectural volume[¦är·kə¦tek·chər·əl ′väl·yəm]
The cubic content of a building calculated by multiplying the floor area by the height.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The cubic content of a building calculated by multiplying the floor area by the height. For foundations, the average depth of footing to the finish floor is used. For roofs (other than flat roofs), the average height is used.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.