I am wondering how I can set up my foundation walls and main floor so that I can have a slab on one part and a framed floor on the other that flush out at the same level.
But I would like the top of the ICF foundation walls to have a double sill plate with the concrete poured inside of that where the slab is and the other side would have accommodations for the framing to come out at the same height. I have a simple plan attached and some cross section details of how the top of foundation wall would look.
I know I can just build it with the slab at the same level as the house and then just have these detail drawings included in the plan but I am wondering if there is a way to actually have Chief build it this way?
Hi All, I have Chief X12 and I'm trying to use the auto stairwell function. I have created a staircase and from what I've read online so far, when I select the stairs, the "Auto Stairwell" button should appear but it's not. Can someone please tell me how to use this function in X12? Or if it's not available in X12, what is the easiest way to create a slanted ceiling above stairs to create a manual stairwell? TIA
I have updated my defaults to allow for a 14" floor truss between the two floors. All the dimensions show in the default setting DBX accurately but when they are commanded to reset to defaults the first floor adds 2" to the ceiling height but does not create the 14" space for the floor trusses. Let me know if someone sees something I missed.
Megale Center Plan 2.7.20.zip
I'm designing a 3 level home.. the main level stairs I want to use are L shaped from 1st to second. .I have attached PDF cross section of how I want the stairs to function.. and PDF of first floor showing no stairwell to basement.. I want to place a straight railing on first floor across stairwell as well as stair railing descending ( which is in place).
I also need to be able to come in from the mud room from the garage on the fist floor.. so thinking I need steeper stairs to basement but not sure how to change the heights etc.
Any suggestions are welcome. I have watched the videos and I know you have to start from the bottom and work your way up but not sure how to get the look I want.
cross section stairs PDF.pdf
cross section PDF stairs.pdf
first floor view.pdf
I have asked this question on Facebook’s Chief Architect page and no one can figure out or help with what I am seeing. I can’t adjust the knee wall height unless I click and drag each piece of lumber individually. I did this once and then rebuilt framing for another wall and it rebuilt this to what you see in the image. I also had all the ceilings correct and then found them separated from the floor trusses today and the floor/ceiling heights are off. I tried the Edit>Reset to Defaults and that didn’t adjust them. I am not sure what is going on but I am definitely not intentionally doing this. I found it like the images below as I am placing everything into the layout pages and several areas are messed up. Any ideas?