Combining multiple stair segments at a common landing and modifying floor and ceiling heights in rooms allows you to create a split level entry structure easily.
One application for pony walls is a stepped foundation. The lower part of the pony wall is the concrete wall with footing, and the upper part is a framed wall. Use the Break Line edit tool in a section view to place break points and adjust the pony wall to be stepped.
Build a structure on piers by raising it off the terrain and placing cylinders from the library.
Following these steps, in order, will allow you to create Pad Footings for your deck
There are times when it is necessary or desirable to delete an entire floor in your plan. These steps show you how to accomplish this.
By modifying the height of the building pad, you can expose a portion of your foundation level to create a daylight basement for your house.
Daylight basements and walkouts are easy with Home Designer
By adjusting the height of your foundation stem walls and adding a dirt floor surface, you can accurately model a crawl space for your structure.
When your foundation is created, the area under a garage room type is treated differently than the rest of the structure. You can modify how the foundation is modeled for your garage area if needed.