Use the automatic tools to place a bay, bow, or box window. You can also create these features manually for additional flexibility.
Adding curtains or shutters to a window in your design is fast and easy with Chief Architect
The framing around a custom door and window unit can be customized in any way you choose when using Chief Architect.
You can specify the Inset value for a window's frame to control whether it is located near the exterior of the frame, near the interior, or at the center.
A clerestory, where a wall builds partially above a part of the roof with high windows to let in light, can be created using the Roof Cuts Wall at Bottom setting.
Use Windows to create curtain walls for commercial or residential buildings in sun rooms or indoor swimming pools.
You can create dynamically updating window labels easily by taking advantage of the built-in label macros that come with your current version Default profile plan.
Once a door and its side and transom windows are in position, they can be mulled together using the Create Mulled Unit edit tool.
Use the Doorway and Pass-Through tools to create an irregular shaped opening in a wall.
A soldier course is a set of vertical bricks lined up in a row with the narrow edge facing outward. These can be modeled in Chief Architect using a Symbol Molding.
A selection of entryways with transoms and lites can be found in the Doorways library category, or you can create one yourself using the Door and Window Tools.
Window wells enable fast egress for any basement level window.
To create a corner window, first create the desired window on each side of the corner. For best results, the heights, casing, and sills of both windows should be the same. For glass that meets at the corner, specify both windows as Fixed Glass, then use each window’s Move edit handle to position it all the way in the corner, and finally, uncheck Has Corner Post in the Window Specification dialog.
Custom muntins for glass doors and windows are created by drawing their pattern using the CAD tools, blocking the pattern to create a CAD block, and then selecting the window or glass door and clicking the Load Muntins edit tool.
A window's Shape and Arch can be set up in the Window Specification dialog to create a wide variety of custom shapes.
Individual windows within a bay, box or bow window can be quickly selected and modified using this method.
Learn to create or deleting dimensions for your bay, box or bow window using Chief Architect.