Use these resources to get a jump start on this year's Student Design Competition. Chief Architect has partnered with the NKBA to illustrate the project floor plans for reference; you can also download the Chief Architect Plan file as a starting point for your design submission. Use your free Student License to open and edit the project, and create your design from start to finish. Generate dimensioned plan views, note schedules, scaled elevations, and presentation views.
Every year, this prestigious competition recognizes the very best in kitchen and bath design. Combining aesthetics and functionality, the winning designs showcase an inspiring diversity of styles, incorporate emerging trends and products, and reveal insight into clients' needs and tastes.
The National Kitchen and Batch Association study guide plans are available to help candidates prepare for certification exams and to illustrate what the NKBA guidelines are for a complete set of kitchen and bath plans. These study guide plans are completed by top NKBA professionals in the industry. Preparing to take the NKBA exam? See the NKBA Exam tips below.
The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer (CKBD) exam tips covers the how-to drafting process for the Construction Plan, Floor Plan, MEP Plan and Main Wall using Chief Architect software.
Chief Architect resources for the NKBA Exam:
Chief Architect offers NKBA certified CEU presentations at events, tradeshows, and local NKBA Chapter locations. Contact us for more information on presentation locations or to schedule a presentation at your local NKBA Chapter.
Watch NKBA-approved training videos and earn CEU credits. NKBA CEU Approved Videos.