Architectural Abbreviations for Reading Blueprints




The Architectural Abbreviations below form a vital part of a draftsman knowledge. Use abbreviation only when necessary, more important is your ability to recognize them on construction drawings.

These abbreviations are arranged alphabetically. Click to investigate

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Above Finish Floor

  • A.F.F

  • Above Finish Grade

  • A.F.G

  • Access Panel

  • A.P.

  • Acoustic Tile

  • AC. T.

  • Adjustable

  • ADJ

  • Air Condition

  • A/C


  • Aluiminum
  • AL.


  • ALUM.

  • Alternative

  • ALT.

  • Amperes

  • A

  • Anchor Bolt

  • A.B.

  • And

  • &


  • Anodized
  • ANOD.

  • Apartment

  • APT.

  • Approved

  • APPD.

  • Appoximately

  • APPROX.


  • Arcitect/ural
  • ARCH.

  • Area Drain

  • A. DR.

  • Asbestos

  • ASB.

  • Ashpalt

  • ASPH.

  • At

  • @


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