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 — St. Louis

  • 2-day Chief Architect Training
    Introductory // Intermediate // Kitchens, Baths & Interiors
  • Training Dates:
    May 17–18
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  • Chief Architect Evening Reception
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Chief Architect Home Design Contest — Residential Design!

Chief Architect Home Design Contests are a fun way to share your designs, build credibility and expose your brand. Enter one of your Residential designs by April 23rd for a chance to win Chief Gear and be a Featured Customer!

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Chief Architect Design Contest Residential

Chief Architect X10 Now Available

For current customers with SSA, download the latest version of Chief Architect X10 in your Digital Locker.

See the new X10 features

Chief Architect X10 Now Available


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