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Chief Architect helps educators focus on teaching concepts and less on teaching software. Chief Architect includes a complete curriculum with a digital reference manual and user's guide as well as access to interactive training videos making it easy to learn and teach your architectural or interior design classes.

Technical House Drawing
Jon Jones, Teacher

"I teach Chief Architect to high school students and have never seen them more excited about any other program."

–Jon Jones, Teacher

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Available Curriculum Aides

House Design Project Curriculum Videos & Sample Plans
This design project, The Chic Cottage is a chapter-based project for Chief Architect curriculum.
1) Exterior Walls - Creating the Shell
2) Editing Walls & Wall Types
3) Placing Interior Walls
4) Doors & Windows
5) Room Types
6) Porches & Decks
7) Building a 2nd Floor
8) Automatic Roofs
9) Manual Roofs
10) Building a Story and a Half
11) Adding Dormers
12) Foundations
13) Stairs
14) Adding Exterior Trim Details
15) Kitchen & Bath Design
16) Electrical
17) Framing
18) Terrain & Landscaping
19 A) Layers & Annotation Sets
19 B) Construction Documents
19 C) Layouts