This is a floor plan of a home. In most cases, an architect is not required for most remodels. In some circumstances, especially in urban locations, an architect or engineer may be necessary to sign off on your ideas. Check with your local building department to be sure. A floor plan is a diagram or visual depiction of a house's interior as viewed from above. It includes main components of the house like as doors, windows, stairs, and principal furniture, as well as the wall layout. Floor plans help clients understand your concept before construction begins. Creating a detailed layout helps to eliminate customer misconceptions, which is critical for efficiently closing deals.