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ARE: Schematic Design + 2 Vignettes
April 30

At AECOM, 3101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22201 and via simulcast at AECOM, Wells Fargo Tower, 10 South Jefferson Street, 16th Floor, Roanoke, VA 24011.

The Young Architects Forum has scheduled the 2016 Architect Registration Exam (ARE) Prep Courses. The series run through May and includes sessions on each section of the exam, as well as supplemental courses to provide information on topics that are sprinkled throughout the exams.

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

Schematic Design:

In preparation for the Architect Registration Examination, participants will review all aspects of the Schematic Design Division, which focuses on the resolution of programmatic and contextual requirements into a responsive and cohesive solution through the process of schematic design. This session will cover both the building and interior layout vignettes.

• Participants will analyze design procedures using programmatic data to inform design decisions and strategies.

• Participants will consider elements of the building layout vignette and examine strategies for creating and modifying space, including spatial organization, functional response, building efficiency, typical space programs, circulation and design intent.

• Participants will consider building assemblies, examining general site criteria, code requirements, energy concepts, structural systems and mechanical systems.

• Participants will consider elements of the interior layout vignette and examine strategies for creating and modifying the design of an interior space plan, including layout considerations, door placement, furniture arrangement responding to the program, code requirements and accessibility requirements.

4 HSW LU3. $40 for AIA members and $60 for non-members. The cost includes lunch and study materials. Advance registration is required one week prior to class.

Information and registration for the 2016 ARE series are available on our ARE page.