Congratulations! You’ve established eligibility to prepare for and take your Architects Registration Exams. It is no easy feat, but with the help of Pluralsight’s ARE Preparation courses, you will be knowledgeable enough to pass all exams without breaking a sweat.
This course, Prepare for the ARE Vol. 4: Project Planning & Design, addresses Project Planning & Design content directly from the test specification outline. They include; environmental conditions and context, codes and regulations, building systems, materials, and assemblies, project integration of program and systems, and project costs and budgeting.
Each volume starts with an overview of how it relates to the overall ARE 5.0 format, as well as presents effective strategies for that section of study. Also, the content is packed with tips and tricks for understanding how to lay the groundwork for successful project development, once all team members kick off into production.
Kevin is a Project Manager at a small architecture firm, and doubles as an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at Mt. San Antonio College. His specialties are software-centric, with a focus on workflows for production efficiency and creative enterprise.
Course Overview (music) Hi. I'm Kevin Griendling, an architect and professor of architecture in Southern California and welcome to my course, Prepare for the ARE Vol. 4: Project Planning and Design. The ARE is one of the greatest challenges in your professional career and one that will prepare you for success in the world of work. This course will help you develop a winning strategy for passing the exam, by focusing on understanding the basic knowledge required to pass and how to translate the test specifications into an actionable study plan. Some of the major topics that we will cover will include: environmental design strategies, structural design concepts, materials properties, and various types of cost analysis. By the end of this course you'll understand how to leverage your knowledge and resources to see a Pass on exam day. From here you should have a solid action plan to prepare your studies and deep reading, extract relevant study concepts from source materials, and break down the NCARB guidelines into bite-sized chunks. I hope you'll enjoy learning these exam prep strategies and prepare for the ARE Vol. 4: Project Planning and Design with Pluralsight.