AIA Northern Virginia
Architectural History II - ARE Supplemental Course - Canceled
February 22
6:30-8:30p


This ARE Supplemental Course has been canceled.

The Young Architects Forum has scheduled the 2017 Architect Registration Exam (ARE) Prep Courses.

With the launch of ARE 5.0, some candidates plan to complete their testing under ARE 4.0 while others plan to combine ARE 4.0 with ARE 5.0 in order to only take five tests. While the format and division organization of ARE 5.0 is quite different, much of the content overlaps with 4.0. Our 2017 ARE Prep Series will provide inclusive learning and applicable resources for ARE candidates regardless of the test version they intend to complete.

The graphic vignette content specific to 4.0 is now condensed into a single-day session. Practice Management content new to 5.0 is presented in a separate course. We also added a general study session to provide an open coaching and review forum for those looking for additional personal guidance. And once again, we will offer supplemental courses to provide an overview of topics found throughout all exams.

All ARE sessions offer continuing education credit and can be taken by members as review sessions.


Architectural History II - Development of the Modern Movement:

This session provides an overview of modern architecture from the transitional styles that helped to form the modern movements to the present. Participants will examine architectural form and construction trends, using examples from numerous style periods. They will investigate the development of the skyscraper, the influence of the Chicago School and the transition from classical styles to modern designs of numerous building types.

• Participants will investigate design and social influences that contributed to the development of modern architecture, examining styles that helped in the transition from classical architecture to the modern movement.

• Participants will examine structural innovations that lead to the development of the skyscraper and consider design concepts that impacted style.

• Participants will consider design concepts and theories of the Chicago School of Architecture that clarify structural, functional and aesthetic considerations and will examine the widespread influence of the style.

• Participants will examine design trends, structural innovations and social influences that contribute to the architectural forms of certain building types, including religious facilities, residential projects, libraries and concert halls, as they move from classical to modern styles.

2 HSW LU. $25 for AIA members and $35 for non-members. The cost includes refreshments and study materials. Advance registration is required one week prior to class. Information on our ARE Prep Series and registration for this session are available on our ARE page.