Relevance of the building line and the building alignment

Building line

Software for land-use plan

A building line stipulates for the house builder the alignment and the position of his dream house. The building must be positioned with the front side directly alongside the building line. The building line is an imperative measure and must be followed in any case.

The building line is either displayed in black and white or in a colored combination (straight line – point – straight line).

Building line / black and whiteBuilding line / coloured

Typically, the building line is used to maintain a closed row of houses (for example alongside a road).

Building alignment

The building alignment surrounds an area on a property. The house can only be built within the building alignments. It is not permitted to even partially exceed the building alignment. In combination with the building alignments, defined setback to external walls above ground of adjacent buildings must also be maintained.

The building line is either displayed in black and white or in a colored combination (straight line – point).

building alignment / black and whitebuilding alignment / coloured

A combination of building alignment in conjunction with a building line may be stipulated in the land-use plan.

You can find additional articles helping you plan your house in our guidelines for house builders.

Professional house plan software for designing your dream house

Whether you prefer an individual house or a prefabricated house – with our house plan software cadvilla professional nearly every wish can be fulfilled. An automatic quantity survey and a calculation of residential floor area for designing a house are also included in cadvilla professional. The CAD program cadvilla professional is the ideal software for designing your house on your own and for quickly gaining a first insight into 3D technology.

You can take over and process existing plans in 2D DXF/DWG format into 3D when planning your house.

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Compatible with Windows 7 / 10 / 11

Sample pictures

Shown below are a few examples which were created with the cadvilla architecture software.

To enlarge one the following images simply click on it. To close the window which is then opened, simply click on close window or press the ESC-key.

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