Architectural Home Design Software

Chief Architect software brings home design projects to life. Automated building tools for home design, interior design, and kitchen & bath design make it easy to create construction drawings, elevations, CAD details, and 3D models.

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Watch this house designed in 5 minutes

Timelapse footage from the Breckenridge project.


Chief Architect New Version X9

Chief Architect X9 is now available! See a detailed list of new features or watch the What's New in X9 videos. Learn More

Chief Architect X9 home design software now available for download

House for Homes Grandview Build Project

Chief Architect is building a spec home in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho to educate its staff and will be donating the profits from the sale to a local housing charity. Check out the progress so far and give us your feedback:

Exterior front elevation of the Grandview Spec home


Experience home virtual reality

Export 360° Panorama Renderings and full 3D Viewer Models that can be shared with clients or embedded on your website to experience home design with virtual reality. To learn more about embedding, see the Sample Home Builder or Interior Designer web page. This is a great way to add more depth about your portfolio and you design capabilities to help you sell the job and engage clients. Learn more about 360° Panorama Renderings and the 3D Viewer.

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360° Panorama Renderings
3D Viewer
Sample Home Building / Interior Designer web page

3D Viewer Kitchen design.