“Schematic Design (SD) ARE Mock Exam (Architect Registration Exam)” has been published!

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Schematic Design (SD) ARE Mock Exam (Architect Registration Exam): ARE Overview, Exam Prep Tips, Graphic Vignettes, Solutions and Explanations

ISBN:   9781612650050







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A Practical Guide & Mock Exam for the Schematic Design (SD) Division of the ARE!

To become a licensed architect, you need to have a proper combination of education and/or experience, meeting your Board of Architecture’s special requirements, as well as passing all seven divisions of the Architect Registration Examinations (ARE).

This book provides an ARE overview, resources, exam preparation and exam taking techniques, tips and guide, a realistic and complete set of Mock Exam, solutions, and explanations for the Schematic Design (SD) division of the ARE. This book covers the following subjects:

  1. ARE, IDP, and education requirements
  2. ARE content, format, and preparation strategies
  3. Codes and regulations
  4. Environmental Issues
  5. Building layout
  6. Interior layout
  7. Valuable strategies and tips for creating passing solutions
  8. Sample passing solutions with explanations
  9. Many step-by-step screenshots to show you the actual NCARB commands with graphic images
  10. Time saving tips
  11. Strategies to avoid NCARB traps

This book includes four graphic vignettes in the same difficulty level and format as the real exam. It will help you pass the SD division of the ARE and become a licensed architect!


About the author


Gang Chen holds a master’s degree from the School of Architecture, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a bachelor’s degree from the School of Architecture, South China University of Technology. He has more than 20 years of professional experience. Many of the projects he was in charge of or participated in have been published extensively in Architecture, Architectural Record, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, and more. He has worked on a variety of unusual projects, including well-known, large-scale healthcare and hospitality projects with over one billion dollars in construction costs, award-winning school designs, highly-acclaimed urban design and streetscape projects, multifamily housing, high-end custom homes, and regional and neighborhood shopping centers.

Gang Chen is a LEED AP BD+C and a licensed architect in California. He is also the internationally acclaimed author of other fascinating books, including Building Construction, Planting Design Illustrated, the ARE Mock Exam series, and the LEED Exam Guides series, which includes one guidebook for each of the LEED exams. For more information, visit http://www.GreenExamEducation.com

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