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11 Creating a Clerestory Style Roof

A clerestory is an interior wall built above part of the roof with high windows to let in light and can be created using the Roof Cuts Wall at Bottom setting.

12 Creating a Flat Parapet Roof

A parapet roof can be created using halfwalls or solid railings and then specifying a roofing material for the Parapet room’s floor.

13 Creating a Half Height Wall

Half-walls, or partition walls, are very common in interior design. Chief Architect's pony wall tool makes creating one a snap.

14 Creating a Manual Attic Wall

If the program is unable to determine where you need an attic wall it is possible to manually draw a wall where needed and specify it as an attic wall.

15 Creating a Railing Under a Dormer Wing Wall

Any wall set as “Roof Cuts Wall at Bottom” can have a railing wall placed directly beneath it. The wing walls on automatic dormers have this option preselected.

16 Creating a Steam Shower

Designing a steam stall for a bathroom complete with vapor-resistant walls is easy in with your Chief Architect software.

17 Creating a Stepped Retaining Wall

Stepped retaining walls are a nice feature to add to your landscape. Chief Architect makes it easy.

18 Creating an Accent Wall

Accent walls add a warm touch to any room. Here we will show you how you can easily add different materials to each part of your room.

19 Creating an Arched Parapet Wall

You can create an arched parapet wall by building a new 2nd floor, adjusting the materials, using a curved roof plane and modifying the front parapet wall.

20 Creating Furred Walls

Furred walls are useful for finishing a basement area and to provide room for insulation and can be represented using the furred wall setting.