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Hello does anyone know if it is possible to do a groin vault ceiling similar to the image over a balcony  in chief architect?

 

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Sure - Yusuf-333! ;) That guy can do some amazing stuff. These have been discussed before, but not sure how far back. If you do a search you might come up with them. It may have been on the old forum so you may have to go there and search. I think Yusuf showed a way.

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You can do that with ceiling planes that are curved.  Select a side edge, hit #2 and click on the other side edge.  The software will seam it together for you.  You can then cut and paste it to the other desired areas or make more ceiling planes and repeat the process.

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Whenever I need those ceilings I use the polyline solids to carve out the perfect size and shapes and then use the color tool to match the walls.

 

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But p- solids won't frame like a ceiling plane will.

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Thank you all for the replies i'm going to try all suggestions and post images when  complete .

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