Chief Architect Books

Residential Design Using Chief Architect X9 Step By Step

This book will provide you with the following skills plus many more:

  • Finding your way around the Chief Architect interface
  • How to manage your drawing projects
  • Creating a building shell
  • Creating stairs, roofs, decks and cabinets
  • Adding a foundation
  • Framing your model
  • Adding electrical and lighting
  • Creating a site plan and developing the terrain and landscaping
  • Creating working drawings
  • Creating color renderings for design presentations
  • Explore your model in real time using walkthroughs and orbiting tools
  • Use layers and the annotation tools
  • Developing schedules

Learn about the new functions added to X9 including roof ridge caps, progressive ray tracing, running dimensions, walkthrough path and much more.