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Structural Technology for Interns and Practicing Architects
October 02-04

At Virginia Tech’s Urban Affairs and Planning Building, 1021 Prince Street, Alexandria 22314.

Sponsored by Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies, this course provides an overview of structural technology topics as related to the Architect Registration Examination (ARE4.0). Part One (General Structures) reviews the necessary knowledge on structural theory and behavior of different building components in steel, concrete and wood. Part Two (Lateral Forces/Structural Layout) emphasizes the effects of lateral forces on buildings and structural layout planning.

The session is taught by Dr. Mehdi Setareh, PE, a Professor of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech.

32 HSW LUs. Registration is $350 for AIA Members; $400 for non-AIA Members. Registration required by September 25. For information contact Dr. Setareh at (540) 231-5204 or