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The Black Spectacles ARE® Live Podcast is your home for navigating the road to passing the Architect Registration Exam (ARE®) and becoming a licensed architect.
Episodes include discussions about specific ARE & NCARB topics, interviews with distinguished architects & guests, and recordings of live broadcasts covering specific exam topics and questions and answers from a live audience.
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Deep Thoughts with Mike Newman: An ARE 5.0 PDD Mock Case Study | ARE Live
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Join Marc Teer and Mike Newman as they answer the questions on the ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Mock Case Study. This is a division on the new version of the exam, ARE 5.0, and it focuses on all issues relating to the development of design concepts, the evaluation of materials and technologies, selection of appropriate construction techniques, and appropriate construction documentation. Case studies are one of the new question types you can expect to find on ARE 5.0.
You can download this mock case study and corresponding resources, answer the questions based on the resources provided, and then listen in for the answers.
Mike Newman is an instructor for the AIA ARE Prep Curriculum powered by Black Spectacles, he’s an Adjunct Professor at the School of the Art Institute Chicago, and he also runs his own architectural practice, SHED Chicago.
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