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.

Download a Trial and see why Chief Architect is the best residential home design software for architects, home builders, and remodeling professionals.

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Chief Architect 2-Day Training — Las Vegas

  • Sign up by Jan. 21 & save $100, SSA members save an additional 10%
  • Introductory & Intermediate
    Residential / Kitchen & Bath
  • Training Dates:
    Feb. 22–23
  • Chief Architect Evening Reception RSVP
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Join Chief Architect at the International Builder / Kitchen & Bath Show.

Design of the Year Contest

The winners from our 2018 Design Contests are now finalists in the Chief Architect Design of the Year Contest.

View their designs and vote for your favorite in each category: Kitchen/Bath/Interiors, Residential, and Remodel/Addition.

The winners will be announced on January 9th

Chief Architect Design of the Year Contest. Kitchen/Bath & Interiors | Residential | Remodel/Addition


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 your 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