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  • ARE 5 Practice Problems for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE5PP)

    New Edition: Updated for ARE 5.0 600 challenging practice problems organized according to ARE 5.0 exam divisions.


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    ARE 5 Practice Problems for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE5PP)

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-516-0
    Page Count:    136
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, NCIDQ-certified, LEED AP, David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425, Rima Taher, PhD, PE

    ARE 5 Practice Problems for the Architect Registration Exam contains more than 600 challenging practice problems that break down information in the six exam divisions by chapters and subtopics, allowing you to focus on specific areas. ARE 5 Practice Problems for the Architect Registration Exam is designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the ARE 5 Review Manual, and includes multiple choice, case study, check-all-that-apply, fill-in-the-blank, drag-and-place, and hot spot problems.


    Solutions are clearly written, complete, and easy to follow. Units are meticulously identified and carried through in all calculations. Frequent references to figures, tables, equations, and appendices in the ARE 5 Review Manual and the exam-adopted codes and standards will direct you to relevant support material.

    Topics Covered

    • Practice Management
    • Project Management
    • Programming & Services
    • Project Planning & Design
    • Project Development & Documentation
    • Construction & Evaluation

    About the Authors


    Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, is a partner and vice president of SMB&R, Inc. 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. Ms. Leppo 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.


    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.


    Rima Taher, PhD, PE, has been teaching ARE review courses in general structures and lateral forces since 2002 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where she received a university-wide award for teaching excellence. Dr. Taher earned her master of science and doctorate degrees in civil engineering from the historic and prestigious École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris. She has also lectured on the topic of wind engineering and structural design for high winds and hurricanes at the Wind Engineering Research Center at the Tokyo Polytechnic University. She is a licensed civil and structural engineer in New Jersey.

    • Practice Management
    • Project Management
    • Programming and Analysis
    • Project Planning and Design
    • Project Development and Documentation
    • • Construction and Evaluation
    $95
  • ARE 5 Practice Exam for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE5PX)

    New Edition: Updated for ARE 5.0 ARE 5 Practice Exam for the Architect Registration Exam contains more than 500 challenging exam-like problems organized according to ARE 5.0 exam divisions.


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    ARE 5 Practice Exam for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE5PX)

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-517-7
    Page Count:    108
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425, Rima Taher, PhD, PE

    ARE 5 Practice Exam for the Architect Registration Exam contains more than 500 challenging problems organized as practice exams to match all six ARE 5.0 divisions, and designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the ARE 5 Review Manual. Short, realistic problems focus on individual architecture concepts and follow the same formats as the problems on the exam, including multiple choice, case study, check-all-that-apply, fill-in-the-blank, drag-and-place, and hot spot. Longer, more complex problems challenge your skills in identifying and applying related architecture concepts. Problems will also familiarize you with the codes and standards you will use for the exam. Solutions are clearly written, complete, and easy to follow. Units are meticulously identified and carried through in all calculations.

    Coverage of ARE 5.0 Major Content Areas

    • administrative procedures and protocols
    • building analysis and programming
    • building systems, materials, and assemblies
    • business operations
    • codes and regulations
    • construction cost estimates
    • construction documentation
    • construction observation
    • contracts
    • environmental conditions and context
    • environmental and contextual conditions
    • finances, risk, and development of practice
    • integration of building materials and systems
    • practice methodologies
    • practice-wide delivery of services
    • preconstruction activities
    • project closeout and evaluation
    • project costs and budgeting
    • project execution
    • project integration of program and systems
    • project manual and specifications
    • project quality control
    • project work planning
    • resource management
    • site analysis and programming

     

    The ARE 5 Practice Exam will help you pass the actual exam by

    • sharpening your problem-solving skills
    • increasing your problem-solving speed and confidence
    • assessing essential knowledge, skills, and analytical abilities
    • demonstrating the most efficient problem-solving methods

     

    ARE 5.0 Divisions Covered

    • Practice Management
    • Project Management
    • Programming & Services
    • Project Planning & Design
    • Project Development & Documentation
    • Construction & Evaluation

     

    ARE 5 Practice Exam and its companion products are published by PPI. PPI is recognized as the leading publisher of professional licensing exam review.

     

    About the Authors


    Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, is a partner and vice president of SMB&R, Inc. 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. Ms. Leppo 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.


    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.


    Rima Taher, PhD, PE, has been teaching ARE review courses in general structures and lateral forces since 2002 at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where she received a university-wide award for teaching excellence. Dr. Taher earned her master of science and doctorate degrees in civil engineering from the historic and prestigious École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris. She has also lectured on the topic of wind engineering and structural design for high winds and hurricanes at the Wind Engineering Research Center at the Tokyo Polytechnic University. She is a licensed civil and structural engineer in New Jersey.

    • administrative procedures and protocols
    • building analysis and programming
    • building systems, materials, and assemblies
    • business operations
    • codes and regulations
    • construction cost estimates
    • construction documentation
    • construction observation
    • contracts
    • environmental conditions and context
    • environmental and contextual conditions
    • finances, risk, and development of practice
    • integration of building materials and systems
    • practice methodologies
    • practice-wide delivery of services
    • preconstruction activities
    • project closeout and evaluation
    • project costs and budgeting
    • project execution
    • project integration of program and systems
    • project manual and specifications
    • project quality control
    • project work planning
    • resource management
    • site analysis and programming
    $95
  • ARE 5.0 Review Bundle (ARE5RB)

    Bundle & Save 15% on ARE 5.0 review materials


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    ARE 5.0 Review Bundle (ARE5RB)

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    Bundle and save 15% when you purchase PPI's review bundle for ARE 5.0

    This review bundle offers the opportunity to review, practice, and test your skills across all six divisions of ARE 5.0.

     

    ARE 5 Review Manual prepares you to pass all six divisions with

    • a thorough review of the content areas covered
    • hundreds of tables and figures
    • advice, tips, and strategies on how to take the exams

    ARE 5 Practice Problems for the Architect Registration Exam contains

    • more than 600 challenging practice problems organized according to ARE 5.0 exam divisions
    • solutions that are clearly written, complete, and easy to follow
    • problems that will also familiarize you with the codes and standards you’ll use for the exam

    ARE 5 Practice Exam will help you pass the actual exam by

    • assessing essential knowledge, skills, and analytical abilities
    • demonstrating the most efficient problem-solving methods
    • increasing your problem-solving speed and confidence

    All materials ship within one business day.

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  • Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects (ICD6P)

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects is a comprehensive guide for students, interior designers, and architects involved in commercial and residential construction. Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50.


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    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects (ICD6P), 6th Edition

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    Page Count:    592
    Format(s):    Paperback, ePub
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive guide for students, interior designers, and architects involved in commercial and residential construction.

    Clear and complete explanations of how to select suitable materials and components and determine appropriate construction techniques make this book an essential, time-saving reference.

    Comprehensive Reference

    Designed to provide easy access to essential information, this book features:

    • over 350 figures and tables
    • more than 2,500 index entries
    • applicable Construction Specification Institute MasterFormat numbers in section heads
    • quick-reference boxed text containing supplementary information
    • a chapter-by-chapter list of additional references

    Topics Covered

    Acoustics  Decorative Metals  Partitions  
    Architectural Woodwork Doors and Hardware Security Systems 
    Audiovisual Spaces Flooring Construction and Finishes Signage Systems 
    Barrier-Free Design Glazing   Structural Coordination 
    Building Codes and Regulations Licensure  Sustainable Design 
    Building Investigation Means of Egress Wall Finishes 
    Ceilings Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination  


    Interested in a prep course for the NCIDQ® IDFX, IDPX, or Practicum? Click here to learn more.



     

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    • No waiting--receive the book instantly via download and start studying right away
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    • Acoustics 
    • Decorative Metals 
    • Partitions  
    • Architectural Woodwork
    • Doors and Hardware
    • Security Systems 
    • Audiovisual Spaces
    • Flooring Construction and Finishes
    • Signage Systems 
    • Barrier-Free Design
    • Glazing  
    • Structural Coordination 
    • Building Codes and Regulations
    • Licensure 
    • Sustainable Design 
    • Building Investigation
    • Means of Egress
    • Wall Finishes 
    • Ceilings
    • Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination

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  • ARE Review Manual (ARRM2P)

    The ARE Review Manual provides complete coverage of all the divisions of the ARE. Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50.


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    ARE Review Manual (ARRM2P), 2nd Edition

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    Page Count:    800
    Format(s):    Paperback, PDF
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425, Steven E. O Hara, PE

    Successful exam preparation requires the best resources, and the ARE Review Manual gives you the power to pass all seven divisions of the ARE. This one book provides you with a complete and comprehensive review of the content areas covered on the ARE divisions. Additional chapters covering basic mathematics, important building regulations, and barrier-free design supplement your preparation regime.

    Prepare to pass all seven divisions of the ARE with

    • a thorough review of the content areas covered
    • hundreds of tables and figures
    • advice, tips, and strategies on how to take the exams 
    • exam preparation guidelines

    Comprehensive Reference

    Designed to provide easy access to essential information, this book features:

    • over 350 figures and tables
    • more than 2,500 index entries
    • applicable Construction Specification Institute MasterFormat numbers in section heads
    • quick-reference boxed text containing supplementary information
    • a chapter-by-chapter list of additional references

     

    Exam Topics Covered
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    Acoustics  Decorative Metals  Partitions  
    Architectural Woodwork Doors and Hardware Security Systems 
    Audiovisual Spaces Flooring Construction and Finishes Signage Systems 
    Barrier-Free Design Glazing   Structural Coordination 
    Building Codes and Regulations Licensure  Sustainable Design 
    Building Investigation Means of Egress Wall Finishes 
    Ceilings Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination  
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    Special Offer: Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50. Click the check boxes next to the print and E-Book versions below to add them both to your shopping cart.

    The ARE Review Manual is a valuable resource when preparing for the exam, but it can be cumbersome when you’re on the go. With the E-Book version, you can study on public transit, at the coffee shop, or anyplace you can bring a mobile device. Click here to view our E-Book FAQs.

     

    • No waiting--receive the book instantly via download and start studying right away
    • No shipping charges
    • A full 3 years of access privilege
    • Print out up to 10% of the pages--purchase the physical book if you need more printed pages
    • Returnable within two days of transaction
    • Single-user license—not for multiple users or commercial use

    Terms and Conditions: Both items must be in the shopping cart to apply the discount. This offer is not retroactive--you must purchase both the print book and the E-Book at the same time to qualify for the discount. Shipping charges will apply to the print version.

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    • Open the Kobo Books e-reader app on your iPad or iPhone.
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    • If you don't have an Adobe ID, you'll need to create one on the Adobe website
    • Once you have an Adobe ID, open the Aldiko Book Reader app on your Android device, then tap Settings.
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    • Building Design & Construction Systems
    • Building Systems
    • Construction Documents & Services
    • Programming, Planning & Practice
    • Schematic Design
    • Site Planning & Design
    • Structural Systems

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  • Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam (IDRM6P)

    Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers the most comprehensive NCIDQ exam preparation available. Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50.


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    Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam (IDRM6P), 6th Edition

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    Page Count:    656
    Format(s):    Paperback, ePub
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers a comprehensive review of all NCIDQ content areas to help you pass the computer-based NCIDQ Examination IDFX, IDPX, as well as the Practicum.


    NCIDQ Exam Sections


    The two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination are available in a computer-based format:



    • Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) is available to individuals who meet NCIDQ’s education requirements, regardless of years of experience.

    • Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX) requires individuals to meet both education and experience requirements.


    The Practicum requires candidates to design solutions for several design problems.



    Interested in a prep course for the IDFX, IDPX, or Practicum? Click here to learn more.



    Click here to review the NCIDQ Exam Eligibility Requirements.


     


    About This Book
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    Prepare to Pass the NCIDQ Exam


     



    • Study guidelines, exam tips, and tables throughout the book simplify your exam preparation

    • More than 200 figures illustrate common design details in both SI and U.S. measurements

    • Over 3,000 index entries help you quickly find key interior design terms and topics


    Exam Content Areas Covered


     



    • Design Concepts and Programming

    • Design Constraints

    • Building Systems and Construction

    • Research, Analysis, and Selection of Products and Details

    • Communication and Documentation

    • Project and Business Management


    What's New for the Sixth Edition


     



    • Revised to focus on IDFX, IDPX, and the Interior Design Practicum.

    • Updated to incorporate the 2012 International Building Code and 2010 ADA/ABA Accessibility Guidelines.

    • Organized by content area, with icons that indicate which content areas are covered in each chapter.

    • Expanded coverage of:
































    • Acoustics




    • Lighting




    • Seismic restraint for ceilings




    • Barrier-free design




    • Means of egress




    • Sourcing and researching manufacturer's information




    • Building regulations and codes




    • Measurement and drafting




    • Sustainable design




    • Cost estimating and budgeting




    • Project management


     


    • Finishes




    • Quartz surfacing


     


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    Special Offer: Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50. Click the check boxes next to the print and E-Book versions below to add them both to your shopping cart.


    The Interior Design Reference Manual is a valuable resource when preparing for the exam, but it can be cumbersome when you’re on the go. With the E-Book version, you can study on public transit, at the coffee shop, or anyplace you can bring a mobile device. Click here to view our E-Book FAQs.


     



    • No waiting--receive the book instantly via download and start studying right away

    • No shipping charges

    • A full 3 years of access privilege

    • Print out up to 10% of the pages--purchase the physical book if you need more printed pages

    • Returnable within two days of transaction

    • Single-user license—not for multiple users or commercial use


    Terms and Conditions: Both items must be in the shopping cart to apply the discount. This offer is not retroactive--you must purchase both the print book and the E-Book at the same time to qualify for the discount. Shipping charges will apply to the print version.



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    • Open the Kobo Books e-reader app on your iPad or iPhone.

    • On the Kobo home page, click Settings (the gear in the upper left hand corner).

    • Click "Sign in to Adobe" under the Other Services section.

    • Sign in to your Adobe account to authorize your device.

    • Connect the device to the computer where you downloaded Adobe Digital Editions.

    • Open iTunes and click on your device, located under the Devices menu or in the top navigation bar.

    • When you are in the device's Click "Apps" at the top of the page.

    • Select the Kobo app listed under File Sharing panel.

    • At the bottom of the Documents panel, click add, then navigate to the "Digital Editions" folder, located under My Documents.

    • Click Open on the ePub or PDF files you want transferred to your iPad or iPhone.


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    • If you don't have an Adobe ID, you'll need to create one on the Adobe website

    • Once you have an Adobe ID, open the Aldiko Book Reader app on your Android device, then tap Settings.

    • In the Settings menu, click on Adobe DRM, then enter your Adobe ID and password to authorize your Android device.

    • Transfer the E-Book file to your Android device with an external SD card or internal storage.

    • Open the Aldiko Book Reader, then tap on the “Files” icon.

    • Locate the E-Book file(s) that you would like to import into the Aldiko Book Reader, check the box next to each of them, then tap on the “Import to Aldiko” button.


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    Successful exam preparation requires the best resources, and the ARE Review Manual gives you the power to pass all seven divisions of the ARE. It delivers a comprehensive review of the content areas covered on each division. Additional chapters cover basic mathematics, important building regulations, and barrier-free design to supplement your preparation regime.

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  • NCIDQ® IDFX Sample Questions and Practice Exam (IDFNPX)
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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-424-8
    Page Count:    110
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    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425
    NCIDQ IDFX Sample Questions and Practice Exam contains 225 exam-like, multiple-choice questions that will help you pass the Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX).

    Simplified IDFX Preparation

    NCIDQ IDFX Sample Questions and Practice Exam delivers IDFX review questions organized into two parts:

    • The first part includes 100 sample questions that cover the seven content areas of the IDFX.
    • The second part consists of a 125-question practice exam that is consistent with the exam’s content areas, format, and level of difficulty.

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    • Increase your familiarity with exam content areas by solving the sample questions.
    • Assess your exam-readiness by taking the practice exam within the same three-hour time limit as the exam.
    • Understand question-solving rationale by reviewing the included answers for all questions.

     Exam Content Areas Covered

    • Building Systems and Construction
    • Construction Drawings, Schedules, and Specifications

     

    • Design Communication Methods and Techniques
    • Design Theory
    • Measuring, Drafting, and Technical Drawing Conventions

     

    • Programming, Sustainability, and Site Analysis
    • Sourcing and Research for FF&E

     

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    • Construction Drawings, Schedules, and Specifications
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    NCIDQ® IDPX Sample Questions and Practice Exam contains 275 exam-like, multiple-choice questions that will help you pass the NCIDQ® Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX).
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    NCIDQ® IDPX Sample Questions and Practice Exam (IDPFPX)

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-426-2
    Page Count:    124
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425
    NCIDQ IDPX Sample Questions and Practice Exam contains 275 exam-like, multiple-choice questions that will help you pass the Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX).

    Simplified IDPX Preparation

    NCIDQ IDPX Sample Questions and Practice Exam offers IDPX review questions organized into two parts:

    • The first part includes 100 sample questions that cover the eight content areas of the exam.
    • The second part consists of a 175-question practice exam that is consistent with the exam’s content areas, format, and level of difficulty.

    Detailed answers are included for all sample and practice exam questions.

    Interested in a prep course for the IDPX? Click here to learn more.

    Use This Book To

     

    • Increase your familiarity with exam content areas by solving the sample questions.
    • Assess your exam-readiness by taking the practice exam within the same four-hour time limit as the exam.
    • Understand question-solving rationale by reviewing the included answers for all questions.

     Exam Content Areas Covered

     

    • Building Systems and Construction
    • Documentation and Contract Administration
    • Project Coordination
    • Code Requirements, Laws, Standards, Regulations, Accessibility, and Sustainability
    • Ethics and Business Practices

     

    • Selection, Specification, Use, and Care of FF&E, Interior Finishes, Materials, and Lighting
    • Construction Drawings, Schedules, and Specifications
    • Programmatic Information
     

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    • Building Systems and Construction
    • Code Requirements, Laws, Standards, Regulations, Accessibility, and Sustainability
    • Construction Drawings, Schedules, and Specifications
    • Documentation and Contract Administration
    • Ethics and Business Practices
    • Programmatic Information
    • Project Coordination
    • Selection, Specification, Use, and Care of FF&E, Interior Finishes, Materials, and Lighting

     

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  • NCIDQ® Interior Design Practicum Practice Exam (IDPCPX)
    NCIDQ® Interior Design Practicum Practice Exam contains seven exam-like design exercises that will help you pass the NCIDQ Practicum.
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    NCIDQ® Interior Design Practicum Practice Exam (IDPCPX)

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-425-5
    Page Count:    118
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    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425
    NCIDQ Interior Design Practicum Practice Exam contains seven exam-like design exercises that will help you pass the Interior Design Practicum.

    Simplified Exam Preparation

    NCIDQ Interior Design Practicum Practice Exam exercises are divided into three parts—just like the actual Practicum—and they are consistent with the exam’s content areas and level of difficulty.

    Project descriptions, design instructions, building code requirements, and worksheets are provided for all exercises. Passing and failing design solutions are also included for all exercises.

    These solutions use a systematic approach to clearly explain passing design components, as well as common drafting errors and oversights.

    Interested in a prep course for the Practicum? Click here to learn more.

    Use This Book To

    • Learn tips about how to pass the Practicum.
    • Practice your free-hand drafting techniques using the included worksheets.
    • Apply codes and principles of universal design by integrating building code requirements into design solutions.
    • Increase your exercise-solving competence by reviewing the detailed passing and failing solutions.
    • Assess your time-management skills by taking the practice exam within the same eight-hour time limit as the exam.

     Exam Exercises Covered

    Part A

    Part B

    Part C

    • Lighting Design
    • Space Planning
    • Egress
    • Life Safety
    • Restroom (Washroom)
    • Millwork
    • Systems Integration

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    • Lighting Design
    • Space Planning
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    • Restroom (Washroom)
    • Millwork
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    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425
    Prepare for the NCIDQ IDFX, IDPX, and Practicum with 410 flash cards that will challenge your recall of important definitions, principles, codes, and standards.

    NCIDQ Exam Changes

    This year, the two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination changed to a computer-based format:

    • Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) is available to individuals who meet NCIDQ’s education requirements, regardless of years of experience.
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    Exam Content Areas Covered

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    • Construction Drawings, Schedules, and Specifications
    • Design Communication Methods and Techniques
    • Design Theory
    • Measuring, Drafting, and Technical Drawing Conventions
    • Programming, Sustainability, and Site Analysis
    • Sourcing and Research for FF&E
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    Successfully prepare for the Schematic Design division with 4 challenging sample vignettes, plus a realistic practice exam with 2 additional vignettes.
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    Schematic Design: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam (ARSD)

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-125-4
    Page Count:    76
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    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    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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  • ARBDCS2

    155 challenging sample problems plus an 85-problem practice exam with 3 vignettes help you successfully prepare for the Building Design & Construction Systems division.


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    Building Design & Construction Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam (ARBDCS2), 2nd Edition

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-325-8
    Page Count:    136
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425, Holly Williams Leppo, AIA

    Get the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for the Building Design & Construction Systems division of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) with Building Design & Construction Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam. This edition has been updated to the 2009 International Building Code. 155 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. Three sample vignettes prepare 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 distracters. The practice exam includes three vignettes covering accessibility and ramps, roof plans, and stair design, just like the actual exam does. Make Building Design & Construction Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam an essential part of your preparation.

    Realistic Practice for the Building Design & Construction Systems Division

    • Downloadable PDF files, which can be can be imported into your drafting software, allow you to practice creating graphic vignette solutions.
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    • Concrete
    • Doors, Windows, and Glazing
    • Finish Materials
    • Masonry
    • Material Costs
    • Metals
    • Moisture Protection and Thermal Insulation
    • Principles
    • Site Planning and Design
    • Vertical Transportation
    • Vignettes
      • Accessibility/Ramp
      • Roof Plan
      • Stair Design
    • Wood
    • Codes and Regulations
    • Concrete
    • Doors, Windows, and Glazing
    • Finish Materials
    • Masonry
    • Material Costs
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    • Moisture Protection and Thermal Insulation
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    Building Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam (ARBS2), 2nd Edition

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    Page Count:    108
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    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    The best way to build confidence for the Building Systems division of the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) is to solve problems—the more problems the better. Building Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam provides you with the realistic problem-solving practice you need to successfully prepare for the Building Systems division. This edition has been updated to the 2009 International Building Code. 123 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 95-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 mechanical and electrical plan vignette just like the actual exam does. Make Building Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam an essential part of your preparation.

    Realistic Practice for the Building Systems Division

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

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    • increasing your problem-solving speed and confidence  
    • enabling you to assess essential knowledge, skills, and analytical abilities
    • demonstrating the most efficient problem-solving methods

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    • Codes and Regulations
    • Electrical Systems
    • Environmental Issues
    • HVAC
    • Lighting
    • Plumbing
    • Specialties
    • Vignette
      • Mechanical and Electrical Plan
    • Acoustics
    • Codes and Regulations
    • Electrical Systems
    • Environmental Issues
    • HVAC
    • Lighting
    • Plumbing
    • Specialties
    • Vignette
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    88 challenging sample problems plus an 85-problem practice exam with a vignette help you successfully prepare for the Programming, Planning & Practice division.


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

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-327-2
    Page Count:    102
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    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
    • 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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  • Structural Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam (ARSS2)

    125 challenging sample problems plus a 125-problem practice exam with a vignette help you successfully prepare for the Structural Systems division.


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    Structural Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam (ARSS2), 2nd Edition

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-331-9
    Page Count:    136
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Rima Taher, PhD, PE

    The best way to build confidence for the Structural Systems division of the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) is to solve problems—the more problems the better. Structural Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam provides you with the realistic problem-solving practice you need to successfully prepare for the Structural Systems division. This edition has been updated to the 2009 International Building Code. 125 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 125-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 structural layout vignette, just like the actual exam does.

    Make Structural Systems: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam an essential part of your preparation.

    Realistic Practice for the Structural Systems Divsion

    • 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 Structural Systems Topics

    • Concrete Structures
    • Connections
    • Foundation Systems
    • Lateral Forces: Principles
    • Notable Structures and Engineers
    • Seismic Design
    • Statics and Strength of Materials
    • Steel Structures
    • Structural Analysis
    • Truss Analysis
    • Vignette
      • Structural Layout
    • Walls and Retaining Walls
    • Wind Design
    • Wood Structures
    • Concrete Structures
    • Connections
    • Foundation Systems
    • Lateral Forces: Principles
    • Notable Structures and Engineers
    • Seismic Design
    • Statics and Strength of Materials
    • Steel Structures
    • Structural Analysis
    • Truss Analysis
    • Vignette
      • Structural Layout
    • Walls and Retaining Walls
    • Wind Design
    • Wood Structures
    $85
  • ARE in a Flash: Rapid Review of Key Topics (ARFL2)
    A perfect supplement for ARE preparation. Over 400 cards challenge your recall of key information and definitions, and improve your problem-solving speed.
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    ARE in a Flash: Rapid Review of Key Topics (ARFL2), 2nd Edition

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    ISBN:  978-1-59126-320-3
    Page Count:    407
    Format:    Cards
    Dimensions:    3 x 4
    Authors:    Gary E. Demele, AIA, NCARB

    ARE in a Flash is a perfect supplement for Architect Registration Exam (ARE) preparation. These 400+ cards challenge your recall of key concepts and definitions, and improve your problem-solving speed. Each card contains key information in the form of a question and you can assess your knowledge by looking at the answers on the reverse side of the card.

    Quickly Review Important Concepts for the ARE

    • Memorize key definitions.
    • Increase your problem-solving speed.
    • Improve your confidence.

    This product is nonreturnable if opened.

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