CE OVERVIEW The following is an overview of what may appear on the CE exam based on reviewing NCARB’s ARE 5.0 Handbook (Oct 2019 version…it was recently updated) and ARE related discussion boards. NCARB updates the handbook on occasion, so it is best to always […]
Overview of what may appear on the PDD exam based on reviewing NCARB’s ARE 5.0 Handbook and ARE related discussion boards.
I’ve been 3 for 3 so far and PPD is this weekend followed by PDD next month. I’ve been taking them in order and would be very happy to pass all on the first try. There is a lot of overlap between PA and PPD […]
Below are notes that I have taken and used to study for the ARE 5.0 Project Managment test. These notes are based on facebook group /ARE Forum conversations and the NCARB recommended study material including the Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice, Ballast ARE 5 Study Guide […]
After years of setbacks and some (ok, a lot of) procrastination, I scheduled the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) 5.0 Practice Management (PcM) exam for early November. As the test date came near, I increased my efforts to balance work, study, and home life. I took […]
A BRIEF REVIEW OF THE SUSTAINABLE GOALS OF THE BOOK CRADLE TO CRADLE Cradle to Cradle sets the stage for sustainable goals that would create significantly less waste. Unfortunately, we live in a throw away society where many products have a cradle to grave lifecycle.
What does it mean to be Sustainable? Responsible sustainable design requires a full understanding of the factors involved in creating environmentally friendly products, buildings, living, and work environments. It is not enough to use a few “green” products then call the product/building sustainable. True sustainability […]
What is green-washing? Green washing is the misleading practice of changing one aspect of a product or business to something that makes it appear earth friendly when it is actually missing the mark. Examples of this are companies that claim to be sustainable or offer […]
I’m beginning the process of studying for the Architecture Registration Exams (ARE) version 5.0. My plan is to read through content on all divisions and then take the Practice Management Exam. Below is a list of resources that I am finding helpful when studying for […]