Winning Designs – July’s Residential Design Contest
From French Country style to Modern Farmhouse, we saw some great designs in July’s Residential Design Contest. Let’s congratulate the finalists on their winning designs!(more…)
Winning Designs – June’s Kitchen, Bath, and Interior Design Contest
There were many talented Chief Architect users in this month’s design competition, and we are delighted to announce the winners for June’s Kitchen, Bath, and Interior Design Contest!(more…)
Build Small, Live Large with Larry Singleton Designs
Larry Singleton, a micro living residential designer from Georgia, won 1st place in the Residential Design Contest. His focus on small spaces gained large interest.
After the 2008 recession collapsed his 20-year Design Build Business, Larry Singleton started his encore career as an Architectural Design teacher. Now in his retirement, he is pursuing a passion for building “micro homes.” The pocket neighborhoods battle the continued struggle for affordable housing and encourage a minimalist lifestyle embraced by newer generations. He used Chief Architect from 2001 to 2009 for his Design/Build business and has benefitted again from Chief Architect Software as a designer since 2019.(more…)
Award-Winning Residential Construction Designer from the Philippines
Are you fascinated by the different architectural styles around the world? Travel with us to Laguna, Philippines as we uncover the source of Rodante Bernabe’s seemingly endless array of extremely detailed, beautiful designs… many of which have been featured in a Chief Architect Design Contest and won.(more…)
Winning Designs – August’s Remodel/Addition Design Contest
From adding completely new accommodations, to breathing fresh life into outdated designs, we’ve had some outstanding entries in the August Remodel/Addition Design contest. Join us in congratulating the finalists on their award-winning designs!
A Designer’s Journey from Hand-Drafting to Design Software
Have you spent hours laboring over a drafting table? Remodel/ Addition Design Contest winner Sandra Lukas can relate.
Sandra’s winning design in the Chief Architect Remodel/ Addition Design Contest caught our attention and inspired us to learn more about her story. It turns out that she hand-drafted designs for high-end spec homes for years before making the jump to Chief Architect’s Home Designer Professional software. Follow along as she takes us on a trip down memory lane from her days of hand drafting to how she discovered and fell in love with design software.(more…)
Mountain Home Wins with Modern Yet Timeless Design
By Dani Walker
Steve Johnsen wins 2nd place in Chief Architect’s Residential Design Contest. His winning design combines warm textures and expansive windows to compliment both the home and environment with a cohesive, timeless flair.(more…)
May’s Remodel/Addition Design Contest Winners
Congratulations to the three Chief Architect Remodel/Addition Design Contest Winners!
Thank you all for sharing your designs with us and our community.