Importing and converting 2D CAD data into a usable plan, tracing over an image or PDF document, or creating an as-built mask as just a few of the processes that can be used to help create a remodel plan.
As‑built overlays may be required for building permits and can be helpful for the construction crew. In this session, we will look at the process to create as‑built overlays you can use in 2D and 3D.
When you start a remodel project, step one involves getting good as-built measurements. In this session, we will look at the best practices of an experienced remodeling contractor.
This kitchen remodeling session begins with the as‑built plan and transforms the space into a large open kitchen for the client. We will review the as-built overlay in 2D and 3D and use Chief Architect's design tools for the new kitchen.
This bath remodel session begins with the as-built plan and transforms the space into a large en-suite bathroom. We will review the as-built overlay in 2D and 3D and use the Chief Architect design tools for the new bath.
This new addition will allow for a large new bath and closet. In the session, we will look at the structural changes for the foundation and framing.
Discover efficient approaches to creating multiple design options from a common base plan.
Show remodel details such as demo walls by creating CAD Details or an as-built mask, or by referencing an as-built plan.
Once you've imported a 2D CAD file, you can lock the lines and trace over it to create a 3D model.
Import a photograph of blueprints in to Chief Architect in order to trace over them to create a plan.
The as-built basement project covers using Chief Architect to gather as-built measurements, some tools used in the field, measuring walls, their thicknesses and openings, as well as a review of vaulted ceilings and site study.
[NKBA .1 CEU] Kitchen Remodeling –3D as-built overlay, demolition walls, new walls, floor plan, dimensions, wall elevations, showing material options, export 360 renders and 3D Viewer files
[NKBA .1 CEU] Owner's bath Remodeling – as-built, demolition walls, new walls, floor plan, dimensions, wall elevations, cabinet vanities, led strip light