The basics of creating floor plans – rooms, walls, ceiling heights, dimensions.
Video No. 68
The basics of adding additional floors and building foundations in Chief Architect
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You can create custom room types and assign those room types specific attributes.
Video No. 62
In your designs you may want to divide a room using different floor materials.
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Use the Hole in Floor Platform tool to cut an opening in the floor platform.
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You can specify the thickness and framing materials used to construct floor and ceiling platforms on a floor-by-floor basis in the Framing Defaults dialog.
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Use the settings in the Room Specification dialog to set floor and ceiling heights.
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The Floor Material Region and Wall Material Region tools make it easy to add accent areas to your floors and walls.
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Create a brick ledge for a slab foundation, crawlspace or full height foundation
Video No. 320
Place a bearing wall in the crawlspace of the foundation and frame it using these instructions.
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A split level, or tri-level, structure is a building where the floor level in one part of the plan is located approximately half way between the floor and ceiling levels of another part of the plan.
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A split level entry, or divided entry, is characterized by an entry door that opens onto a landing positioned half way between the basement floor and first floor levels.
Video No. 323
In this focus class we create a split level home with a first floor at two different floor heights. We also look at some basic terrain editing.
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Learn how to adjust terrain for a walk out basement in this video.
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Building the foundation and garage; foundation framing
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Building the garage and foundation
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