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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've been learning CA for about a month and have some challenges on a plan that I cannot figure out. I have attached a perspective with color markups and the plan. I would appreciate some input on how to fix these items.
1. Red: The 2nd floor system is 14" trusses. I cannot figure out how to fill the two indicated areas.
2. Blue: I cannot figure out how to get rid of the stair rail against the wall without losing some of the wall behind.
3. Green: I cannot figure out how to put a cap on this half wall; also there is no ceiling drywall directly above it.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Hello, I am trying to add a stair to the basement, opening a floor for the stair to pass thru. When I use the auto stairwell option it does not open the adjacent floor, it partially open floor on one side of the wall. I had to add a rails on the upper floor to open the floor for the stair well. Plan attached for reference. Now how do I cut the joist to make room for the stair to pass thru, which shows in my 3D view? how do i achieve that?
Here is an interesting issue, (at least for me)... I drew this stairway and created the stair well but when I go to a camera view, the wall comes in at the floor level. The basement is 11" thick ICF and the main level is 2x6 so in real life there is a lip on top of the ICF wall going back to the thickness of the 2x6 wall. I can't figure out why when I draw it like this the lip actually comes in at the framing level of the main floor. When I look at a cross section it actually looks like a section of the ICF wall is slid into the stairwell at that level.
The floor trusses are 22". I have attached a picture of the project, I am already well underway with this, I am just trying to make some as built drawings so I can work on interior design stuff.
I can probably make due with it as it is but I am just wondering if anyone wants to try and figure out what I am ,missing here.
Hello, I'm a new comer to chief architect and need help building the attached stairwell.
Please advice how to go about making this. The colored in area is drywall with built in wooden handrails.