21 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.

22 Creating Walls with a Block and Tie Beam

A CBS, or ¬concrete, block and stucco wall is actually two wall types placed on top of one another. A pony wall can be used to model both of these wall sections.

23 Defining a New Wall Type

Having your walls defined correctly is essential to making an accurate design. Chief Architect makes it easy.

24 Drawing a Completely Circular Wall

While it is not possible to create a closed circle using a single wall or railing, a completely circular wall can be modeled using two wall segments.

25 Drawing a Curved Wall that is Tangent to Two Straight Walls

Chief Architect contains tools that take the math out of trying to make your curved walls tangent. Learn how.

26 Drawing a Pony Wall

A pony wall, sometimes referred to as a split wall or stacked wall, is a single wall composed of two separate wall types; one built above the other.

27 Fixing Jagged or Off-Angle Walls

If the walls in your Chief Architect plan look jagged, this article will show you a fast and easy fix.

28 Fixing Walls Being Cut off by Roof Planes

Missing walls within a 3D view can be easily corrected; click here to learn how.

29 How to Create a Curtain Wall

Curtain walls are typically used on commercial buildings; however, they also have residential applications - for example, sun rooms or indoor swimming pools.

30 Message: The layers may be reversed for this wall.

This message will display when the program finds a wall that appears to have been drawn with the exterior layer facing inward and the interior layer facing out.