Programming, Planning & Practice: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam (ARPPP2)

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Copyright: 2011
Page Count: 102
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
  • Holly Williams Leppo, AIA

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    Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, is an NCARB-certified architect, an NCIDQ certificate holder, and a LEED AP.  Ms. Leppo has authored and co-authored several ARE and LEED exam review books published by PPI.  She holds a bachelor of integrative arts degree from The Pennsylvania State University and a master of architecture degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

  • David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

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    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ Certification No. 9425, owns 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 at Arapahoe Community College for over 20 years. A licensed architect in the state of Colorado, Mr. Ballast has written many books on design topics.



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    Programming, Planning & Practice: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam (ARPPP2), 2nd Edition

    Get the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for the Programming, Planning & Practice division of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) with Programming, Planning & Practice: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam. This edition has been updated to the 2007 AIA documents. 88 challenging sample problems are presented in the same formats as the problems on the exam, including multiple-choice, check-all-that-apply, and fill-in-the-blank. A sample vignette prepares you for the graphic portion of the exam. Clearly explained solutions are provided to supplement your review.

    A realistic 85-problem practice exam simulates the actual exam’s content areas, length, level of difficulty, format, and use of logical distractors. The practice exam includes a site zoning vignette just like the actual exam does.

    Make Programming, Planning & Practice: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam an essential part of your preparation.

    Realistic Practice for the Programming, Planning & Practice Division

    • Downloadable PDF files, which can be can be imported into your drafting software, allow you to practice creating graphic vignette solutions.

    • Practical tips for approaching the multiple-choice sections, solving the vignettes, and using the vignette software help you avoid common mistakes.

    • Updated codes and standards provide you with the most current ARE review materials.

    ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam will help you pass the actual exam by

    • sharpening your problem-solving skills

    • increasing your problem-solving speed and confidence  

    • enabling you to assess essential knowledge, skills, and analytical abilities

    • demonstrating the most efficient problem-solving methods

    Coverage of the Programming, Planning & Practice Topics

    • Codes and Regulations

    • Environmental, Social, and Economic Issues

    • Programming and Analysis

    • Project and Practice Management

    • Project Budget and Financing

    • Site Zoning

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    Too little time for me to review your material Review by Shannon-Leigh
    For exam prep, I have found the extra exam practice very useful. (Posted on 1/20/2016)

    A good resource to prepare for the A Review by Customer
    Decent book. A good resource to prepare for the A.R.E. The price was obnoxious. But I guess you are paying for the content. I did pass the PP&P on the first attempt. I would recommend this book. The question on the actually exam can be from left field. I would recommend this book and any other resource you can buy or get your hands on. I'll buy Other books by this author for other sections of the A.R.E. (Posted on 5/7/2015)

    Very helpful Review by Kyriakos
    Although it is helpful, the tips and tricks I found in other manuals/literature I have purchased are more helpful for someone taking the exam. (i.e. rules of thumb, things to watch out for, etc)... (Posted on 4/15/2014)