ARE 5 Review Manual for the Architect Registration Exam

ARE 5 Review Manual for the Architect Registration Exam

by David Kent Ballast, Steven E. O'Hara PE

Paperback(First Edition, New Edition)

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The ARE 5 Review Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the Architect Registration Exam 5.0 (ARE 5.0). All six exam divisions are covered with thorough explanations for each of the division’s sections. 

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Key Features: 

  • A thorough review of all exam content areas to prepare you for all six divisions
  • Example problems to clarify how to apply key architectural concepts for the NCARB 5.0 exam
  • Hundreds of tables and figures to facilitate referencing and problem solving
  • Advice, tips, and exam taking strategies to prepare you for exam day
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: PPI, A Kaplan Company

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591265153
Publisher: Professional Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/26/2016
Edition description: First Edition, New Edition
Pages: 1088
Product dimensions: 8.37(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.03(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCARB, CSI, is the owner of Architectural Research Consulting, a firm offering information and management services to architects, interior designers, and the construction industry. Mr. Ballast taught interior construction and other courses for twenty years at Arapahoe Community College. A licensed architect in Colorado and an NCIDQ certificate holder, Mr. Ballast has authored many books published by PPI on design topics and ARE review.

Steven E. O’Hara, PE, is a professor of architectural engineering in the School of Architecture at Oklahoma State University. Professor O’Hara earned bachelor of science and master of architectural engineering degrees from Oklahoma State University. He is a licensed engineer in Oklahoma.

Read an Excerpt

The ARE 5 Review Manual is written to give you a thorough review of the subjects most likely to appear on the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) 5.0. The book is organized into sections that follow the exam divisions, and the chapters are arranged by subject to help you organize your study efforts.
• Practice Management
• Project Management
• Programming & Analysis
• Project Planning & Design
• Project Development & Documentation
• Construction & Evaluation

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