Prepare for the ARE Vol. 5: Project Development & Documentation

The Architect Registration Exam is one of the most challenging hurdles in the career of prospective architects. This course will help you tackle the very broad nature of the exam by formulating effective strategies for success.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 8, 2019
Duration
6h 17m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introduction to ARE Preparation: Project Development & Documentation
Sizing Structural Systems
Sizing MEP & Specialty Systems
Integrating Structural Systems
Integrating MEP & Specialty Systems
Documenting the Building
Documenting Site Features
Documenting Architectural Systems
Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Processing Changes
The Project Manual
Specifications
Detailing with the International Building Code (2015)
Detailing with Specialty Codes & Regulations
Construction Cost Estimating
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Feb 8, 2019
Duration
6h 17m
Description

This course will emulate the construction document phase, with lessons on documentation methods, engineering conflicts and coordination, and teaching how to understand the exam’s scope. In this course, Prepare for the ARE Vol. 5: Project Development & Documentation, you'll learn to calibrate each candidate's understanding of what material may be encountered on the exam, and how best to cast a wide, yet efficiently shallow net in studies. Engineering concepts combined with architectural coordination consideration are paramount, and numerous facets of an architect’s professional responsibilities are discussed thoroughly. First, you'll explore the integration of building systems into the architectural design. Next, you'll learn about system sizing and detailing the architectural condition. Finally, you'll discover the standard practices of construction documents preparation. By the end of this course, you'll understand how to leverage your knowledge and resources to see a pass on exam day.

About the author
About the author

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.

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