Schematic Design: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam (ARSD)

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SKU: ARSD
ISBN:978-1-59126-125-4
Copyright: 2008
Page Count: 76
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 11
Author(s):
  • 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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    Schematic Design: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam (ARSD)

    To pass the Schematic Design division of the ARE, you will need to successfully design two vignettes—one building layout vignette and one interior layout vignette. Schematic Design: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam gives you the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for this division. Sharpen your problem-solving skills, increase your problem-solving speed and confidence, and assess essential knowledge.


    Each vignette includes a site plan where you create your solution. In addition to being included in the book, site plans are also available online and can be downloaded as a PDF. These site plans are accompanied by valuable tips for creating passing solutions on the actual computerized exam. Also included are fully explained examples of passing and failing designs to help you sharpen your problem-solving skills.


    Realistic practice for the Schematic Design division



    • 4 challenging sample vignettes

    • A realistic practice exam with two additional vignettes

    • Each vignette includes a site plan where you create your solution

    • Valuable tips for creating passing solutions on the actual computerized exam

    • Fully explained examples of passing and failing designs


    Coverage of the Schematic Design Topics



    • Building Layout

    • Interior Layout


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    Very helpful Review by Kyriakos
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    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)

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