Chief Architect Design Software

Ashland, MA, February 12, 2007 — Chief Architect has selected GMT Home Designs to illustrate the power of its 3D design and architecture software. Chief Architect chose to spotlight the success of GMT Home Designs in using the software to create beautiful, high quality home plans. With over 17 years of experience, GMT Home Designs has achieved rapid growth through close partnerships with local contractors.

“It is an honor to be chosen to represent a great product. I am very pleased that they find my work to be a great example of what Chief Architect can do and that they would use GMT to tell their story to the market,” said Glenn Travis, owner of GMT Home Designs.

Chief Architect’s recent release of version 11.0 provides contractors and homeowners with powerful features and benefits, including:

   • Creation of detailed Floor Plans, Elevation Views, and Cross-Sections
   • Visualization and Design using with 3D Models and Virtual Tours
   • Detailed, Professional Blueprints and Plan Sets
   • 18,000 Library items including CAD Details and Name-Brand Manufacturers
   • Powerful Automated Building Tools, like
   • Automatic Framing and Roof Generation
   • Creation of complete Cost Estimates with the Automatic Material List Generator
   • Landscapes and Site Planning Design Tools
   • Powerful CAD Tools for Custom Details

See the release notes provided with the latest software version highlighting GMT here.

Check out other GMT designs on Chief Architect’s site at under "Plans and Details". The plans are entitled, "Watson" and "Barlow" The section of the website is the User Gallery.

About GMT Home Designs, Inc.
GMT Home Designs, Inc. is an award winning residential design services company. Located in Ashland Mass, we serve Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire and Rhode Island. We work with both homeowners and contractors to provide architectural design and consulting services including design/build, design consultation, custom homes, additions, remodels, kitchens/baths and more. For more information about GMT Home Designs, Inc., please contact 508-881-7992 or visit


About Chief Architect
Chief Architect, Inc. is a leading developer of 3D Architectural home design software for consumers, home enthusiasts, builders, designers, and architects. Founded in 1981, the company first introduced architectural home design software in 1991. For the consumer market, it publishes the Better Homes and Gardens Home Designer product line, available in many retail stores. The Company leads the professional architectural and building home design software market with its professional Chief Architect product line. It donates its software throughout the US to the local Habitat for Humanity organizations. For more information, e-mail or see and